What is social forestry?
The term social forestry was used by the National Commission on
Agriculture in 1976, to denote tree raising programmes to supply
fire wood, small timber and minor forest products to rural
Rural income generation through massive plantation work &
revenue earning from wood stock value,selling the medicinal plants
and energy crops generated by inter crop management are the
important task to improve socio-economic condition of rural
Carbon credit earning through Clean Development Mechanism (C D M
) will be an additional INCOME benefit by SOCIAL FORESTRY for
Afforestation/Re forestation and Waste land development.
It's a community based work on massive plantation through
PANCHAYAT/VILLAGE ASSEMBLY involving farmers,village workers,Govt
& private bodies etc etc
under JOINT VENTURE programme.
SOCIAL FORESTRY is a management and protection of forest and
afforestation on the degraded land with the purpose of helping in
the Environment,Social & Rural development.