FAO Forestry Paper 166

Community-based fire management

A review

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome 2011



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Contents

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Foreword
Acknowledgements
Acronyms
Executive summary
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Introduction (Download - 54 KB)

Fire management – concepts, context and system

Community-based fire management (CBFiM) (Download - 56 KB)

What is it?
Community
Integrated fire management

CBFiM in practice (Download - 47 KB)

FAO training workshops  (Download - 463 KB)

Learning objectives
South Africa (2004)
Belize (2005)
Indonesia (2007)
China (2009)
Analysis

Governance, policy and legislation (Download - 184 KB)

Rapid assessment tools (Download - 52 KB)

Participatory rapid appraisal
Ranking, scoring and matrices
Analysis tables

CBFiM and climate change (Download - 41 KB)

CBFiM in sum (Download - 181 KB)

Limiting factors
Partners and collaboration
Tools and resources

References (Download - 56 KB)

Annexes CBFiM case studies
Annex 1: CBFiM in Namibia: the Caprivi Integrated Fire Management programme (Download - 237 KB)
Annex 2: CBFiM in the United States of America: the High Knob community wildfire protection plan (Download - 301 KB)
Annex 3: CBFiM in Mexico: La Sepultura Biosphere Reserve in Chiapas (Download - 250 KB)
Annex 4: CBFiM in the Tanami Desert region of central Australia (Download - 193 KB)
Annex 5: The Sofala Community Carbon Project – Gorongosa National Park (Download - 126 KB)