Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

Participatory Approaches and Tools for SFM

This module is intended for forest managers, project planners, facilitators of policy processes, extension agents, leaders of local forest groups, and members of multi-stakeholder platforms interested in applying participatory approaches and tools in SFM. It highlights the importance of participation as a key principle of SFM, identifies important issues to consider when actively engaging with key forest stakeholders, and provides links to relevant tools and case studies.

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

Initiator(s): Social Forestry Team

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