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A fairy tale from Mexican forests

Realising the importance of community participation in forestry India has recently has launched the scheme of joint forest management (JFM). This scheme suffers from unnecessary government controls. The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) in one of its report remarked, “India has 98% of its forests in government hands and absolutely no forests owned by communities.” However, with some leverage under JFM, there are some stray success stories.
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