Conjunto de Herramientas para la Gestión Forestal Sostenible (GFS)

Community-based Forestry

This module is intended for policymakers, planners and forest managers working with communities, forest user groups, small forest owners, and others interested in  community-based forestry. The module highlights key issues to consider when introducing or implementing community-based forestry and provides links to relevant tools and cases.

This module was developed with the kind collaboration of the following people and/or institutions:

Initiator(s): Social Forestry Team

Contributor(s): Cesar Sabogal - FAO, Forestry Department

Reviewer(s): Peter Cronkleton - CIFOR; Tropenbos International

This module was revised in 2017 to strengthen gender considerations.

Initiator(s): Gender Team in Forestry

Reviewer(s): Dominique Reeb - FAO, Forestry Department