ANNEX 1: Suggested structure for data gathering

Table 1. Suggested format for coding interview information

FORM A: FOREST PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

PLOT #:        ____
SUB-PLOT #: ____
  1. Which individuals were interviewed for this Land Use Section?
      NAME
    1. ______________________
    2. ______________________
    3. ______________________
    4. ______________________
    5. ______________________
    INTEREST
    ______________________
    ______________________
    ______________________
    ______________________
    ______________________
  1. Which of the following categories of groups use resources and services from the forest in this particular
    Land Use Section?
    1. The private owners of the land
    2. The communal owners of the land
    3. Outside users of private, public or communal land who have been authorized by the legal
      owner to use the forest
    4. Outside users of private, public or communal land who have not been authorized by the legal
      owner to use the forest
    5. Other, please specify: __________________________


  2. Fill out the table below. Questions a-e below will help the interviewer to ask the relevant questions to
    acquire the desired information.

    Prod/Serv LUS Species Users
    (#)*
    User1
    (Cat**)
    User 2
    (Cat)
    User 3
    (Cat)
    FirewoodForestQuercus sp.30BDC
            
    * Number of harvesting households for the Land Use Section (LUS)
    ** Type of user group of the products and services (one)

    1. Which products and services does each of these groups use?

    2. Where do these products and services come from?

    3. What species are primarily harvested for these products (in terms of quantity)?

    4. According to the estimates all key informants for the site, how many households in total extract
      the product from a particular land use section?

    5. According to the estimates all key informants for the site, what categories of users harvest most
      of this product from the LUS? For example, if the communal owners (category B in question 2)
      harvest most of the firewood in a LUS, fill in B in the User1 column.


FORM B: USER GROUP¿S RELATIONSHIP TO PRODUCTS AND SERVICES (NOTE: one form per user group).

USER GROUP:   ___________

  1. Purpose of the group¿s forest use
    1. Subsistence use
    2. Commercial use
    3. Mixed subsistence and commercial use

  2. User group characteristics
    1. private individuals without formal organization for harvesting
    2. private individuals organized to harvest collectively
    3. forestry corporation
    4. governmental organization
    5. non-governmental organization
    6. other

  3. Gender of user group members
    1. 0 percent women
    2. 1-25 percent women in the user group
    3. 26-50 percent women
    4. 51-75 percent women
    5. 76-100 percent women

  4. Do children harvest products or services?
    YES ______      NO ______

  5. Fill in information for the three most important products or services for the group:
    1. Estimated total quantity of
      1. most harvested product or service: ______ (converted to metric volumes estimates)
      2. second most harvested product or service: ______
      3. third most harvested product or service: ______
    2. Tendency in demand for the
      1. most harvested product or service: ______
      2. second most harvested product or service: ______
      3. third most harvested product or service: ______
    3. Tendency in supply for the
      1. most harvested product or service: ______
      2. second most harvested product or service: ______
      3. third most harvested product or service: ______

  6. Conflicts with other user groups over products or services
    YES ______      NO ______

  7. Are user group members aware of formal restrictions concerning their forest use?
    YES ______      NO ______

  8. If yes, do most members of this group comply with these formal rules?
    YES ______      NO ______

  9. Are users in this group aware of current governmental incentive programs to invest in forestry activities?
    YES ______      NO ______

  10. Have any members of the user group applied for such incentive programs?
    YES ______      NO ______

  11. If yes, how many? ______ individuals
Source: Elaboration by Author.