Community-based fire management:
case studies from China, The Gambia, Honduras, India, the Lao People's Democratic Republic and Turkey



Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Project FireFight South East Asia




Gestion communautaire des feux:
étude de cas en Chine, en Gambie, au Honduras, en Inde, en République Démocratique Populaire Lao et en Turquie

Manejo del fuego por las comunidades:
estudio de casos de China, Gambia, Honduras, India, la República Democrática Popular Lao y Turquía



RAP PUBLICATION 2003/08
FOREST RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT SERVICE,
WORKING PAPER FFM/2

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok, Thailand
2003


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Photo credits

Front cover: Bush fire during the dry season in Senegal. Bush fires burn most of the vegetation on an annual basis. (Photo: Roberto Faidutti)

Back cover photos:

Top: The Watershed Development by Community Organization Project
Middle: Mike Jurvelius
Bottom right: Roberto Faidutti


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Patrick B. Durst
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© FAO 2003
ISBN 974-7946-39-4

 

Table of Contents


FOREWORD/PREFACE/PREÁMBULO


PROLOGUE

Community-based fire management case studies from China, The Gambia, Honduras, India, Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Turkey - by David Ganz, Peter Moore and Dominique Reeb

PROLOGUE

Etudes de cas sur la gestion à base communautaire des incendies de forêt en Chine, en Gambie, au Honduras, en Inde, en République Démocratique Populaire Lao et en Turquie

PRÒLOGO

Estudios de caso sobre el manejo comunitario de incendios en China, Gambia, Honduras, India, la República Democrática Popular Lao y Turquía


CASE STUDIES

Community-based forest fire management in Wenyime Village, Sanchahe Township, Dayao County, Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China - by Zhang Lichang, Wu Long, Zhao Yaqiao and Lu Caizhen

Gestion à base communautaire des incendies de forêt dans le village de Wenyime, municipalité de Sanchahe, canton de Dayao, Préfecture autonome de Chuxiong Yi, Province de Yunnan, Chine

Manejo Comunitario de los Incendios en la Aldea de Wenyime, de la Alcaldía de Sanchahe, Condado de Dayao, Prefectura Autónoma de Chuxiong Yi, Provincia de Yunnan, China

Management of forest fires through the involvement of local communities: The Gambia - by Almami Dampha

Gestion des incendies de forêt grâce à la participation des communautés locales: Gambie

Manejo de Incendios Forestales a Través de la Participación de las Comunidades Locales: Gambia

El manejo de los incendios forestales y la participación de las comunidades locales - by César Augusto Alvarado

Management of Forest Fires and the Participation of Local Communities

Gestion des incendies de forêt et participation des communautés locales

Management of forest fire through local communities: a study in the Bolangir, Deogarh and Sundergarh Districts of Orissa, India - by Pritam Kumar Nanda and Pravat Chandro Sutar

Gestion des incendies de forêt par les communautés locales: Étude effectuée dans les districts de Bolangir, Deogarh et Sundergarh de l’État d’Orissa, Inde

Manejo de los Incendios Forestales a Través de las Comunidades Locales: un Estudio Realizado en los Distritos de Bolangir, Deogarh y Sundergarh de Orissa, India

Community-based fire management in Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Past, Present And Future - by Sharon London

Gestion à base communautaire des incendies de forêt dans la République Démocratique Populaire Lao: passé, présent et avenir

Manejo Comunitario de Incendios en la República Democrática Popular Lao: Pasado, Presente y Futuro

Management of forest fires through the involvement of local communities in Turkey - by Mustafa Kurtulmuslu and Ekrem Yazici

Gestion des incendies de forêt grâce à la participation des communautés locales en Turquie

Manejo de Incendios Forestales a Través de la Participación de las Comunidades Locales en Turquía


BACK COVER