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Social forestry in Lesotho

E. D. May

Social forestry in Lesotho

records of initiatives and achievements before the start of the Lesotho Woodlot Project : miscellaneous extracts from stated bibliographic sources of tree planting initiatives with particular reference to those taken by Basotho themselves

by E. D. May

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Published by Forestry Division in Maseru .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementE.D. May.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 94/00875 (S)
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 43 p. ;
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1055497M
LC Control Number93849998

2 Table 1: Areas planted to communal woodlots under Social Forestry projects in selected states (SIDA , World Bank/USAID/GOI , Arnold et al. , ODA ) State Period Area (ha) Gujarat /86 to 87/88 9, Himachal Pradesh /86 to 87/88 24, Social Forestry. Evolution of Social Forestry; The term social forestry first surfaced in report of the National Commission of agriculture in India, in which it was used for a programme of activities to encourage those who depend on fuelwood and other forest products to produce their own supplies – in order to "lighten the burden on production forestry" (GOI, as cited by Arnold.

Essay # 2. Definition of Social Forestry: Social forestry is defined as “of the people, by the people and for the people.” It means the management and protection of forests and afforestation on barren lands with the purpose of helping in the environmental, social and rural development, as against the traditional objective of securing revenue. Lesotho Forestry () Lesotho National Forestry Action Prcgramme Lesotho National Environmental Action Plan.: Maseru: Kingdom of Lesotho Google Scholar Marake, M. V. et al. () “Environmental Management in Lesotho: Have the National Conservation Plans Worked”, Report submitted to (the Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern Author: Makoala V. Marake, Polile A. Molumeli.

Book Description. This book explores some of the relationship between forestry and rural development focusing on lessons that the overallexperience in rural development might have for social forestry. It examines a single social forestry project to see how it would look from a rural development perspective. Agriculture Rural Development and Forestry Children and Youth Democracy and Governance Disarmament Drugs Crime and Terrorism Economic and Social Development Environment and Climate Change Human Rights and Refugees Human Settlements and Urban Issues International Law and Justice International Trade and Finance Book Series Advisory Committee.


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Social forestry in Lesotho by E. D. May Download PDF EPUB FB2

Social forestry is the management and protection of forests and afforestation of barren and deforested lands with the purpose of helping environmental, social and rural development.

The term social forestry was first used in by The National Commission on Agriculture, when the government of India aimed to reduce pressure on forests by planting trees on all unused and fallow lands.

A report on the social forestry study for a community forestry programme for the Kingdom of Lesotho, Maseru. May, E. D Social Forestry in Lesotho-Records of past initiatives and achievements Forestry Division, Maseru. Leslie, A.D Indigenous forest and woodland in Social forestry in Lesotho book Kingdom of Lesotho, Siud Afrikaanse Bosboutydskril no 9.

Get this from a library. Community forestry in Lesotho: the people's perspective: a report on the social forestry study. [David Hall; Thuso J Green; Great Britain. Overseas Development Administration.]. The mission statement of the Ministry of Social Development is to lead and facilitate the provision of Sustainable Social development services that are universally accessible to all groups in Lesotho in collaboration with other key stakeholders.

Objectives. The objectives for the Ministry of Social Development are to. Economic and Social Significance of forests for Rwanda’s sustainable development Forestry in improving food security and nutrition: FAO’s work in Africa Fred Kafeero, Gauthier Michelle, Grouwels Sophie, Steierer Florian, Lesotho, the social worth of forests is ratedFile Size: 2MB.

Some other important plants suitable for social forestry are listed in Table Future Planning of Social Forestry: Today a new consciousness is developing in our country about the importance of forests and social forestry.

Social forestry is a new catch word which aims at meeting the fuel, fodder, fruit and timber needs of the people. Lesotho genre: new releases and popular books, including Chaka by Thomas Mofolo, Singing Away the Hunger: The Autobiography of an African Woman by Mpho M.

A brief report from a project aided by the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), which started in February with a pilot phase of 3 yr. The objectives of the project are production of fuelwood, poles, fodder, edible products (etc.) and protection against erosion control, stabilization of dongas (gullies) and catchment by: 1.

Lesotho (/ l ə ˈ s uː t uː / (), Sotho pronunciation: [lɪˈsʊːtʰʊ]), officially the Kingdom of Lesotho (Sotho: 'Muso oa Lesotho), is an enclaved country within the border of South with the Vatican City and San Marino, it is one of only three independent states completely surrounded by the territory of another country, and the only one outside the Italian peninsula or that Capital and largest city: Maseru, 29°28′S 27°56′E /.

Lesotho ha of planted forest. Change in Forest Cover: Between andLesotho lost an average of ha or % per year. In total, between andLesotho gained % of its forest cover, or around 4, ha. Lesotho's forests contain 2. The concept of social forestry is defined. To illustrate its development, a brief history of social forestry worldwide is presented.

Social forestry has often been treated as a sub topic in forestry. This chapter aims to introduce the idea that all forestry is social : Celeste Lacuna-Richman. We are happy to announce that International Journal of Social Forestry (IJSF) Volume 4 Number 2 has been published.

In this edition, IJSF publishes five articles discussing some crucial issues, experiences, and lessons learned in the field of social forestry.

Go back. Social forestry. The National Commission on Agriculture, Government of India, first used the term ‘social forestry’ in It was then that India embarked upon a social forestry project with the aim of taking the pressure off the forests and making use of all unused and fallow land.

People, Trees and Rural Development: The Role of Social Forestry 63 The connection between employment and social forestry may also be indirect.

As mentioned, many rural, nonwood-based industries depend on wood for fuel. Local residents obtain income from growing, harvesting, collecting and selling wood to theseFile Size: 68KB. Social forestry is the practice of forestry on lands outside the conventional forest area for the benefit of the rural and urban communities.; The term was coined by J.C.

Westoby. It was first recognized as an important component of forestry for meeting rural needs in the interim report of the National Commission on Agriculture (NCA, ).

Lesotho - Lesotho - Cultural life: The Sotho combine modern and traditional ways, providing continuity in a society that is disrupted by a system of migratory labour. Although undermined by political developments since independence intraditional authority is still exercised through a system of chieftaincy, extending from the king through the chiefs to the village level.

Social forestry satisfies the basic rural needs referred to as ‘five Fs’—food, fuel, fodder, fertiliser (green manure) and fibre. The large-scale depletion of easily accessible forests has resulted in acute scarcity of fuel-wood and fodder.

Books about Lesotho, the country in southern Africa Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it. SOCIAL FORESTRY The term Social Forestry “is a concept, a programme and a mission which aims at ensuring ecological, economic and social security to the people, particularly to the rural masses especially by involving the beneficiaries right from the planning stage to theFile Size: KB.

The core of Lesotho’s policies and national plans is the National Vision developed in The National Vision of Lesotho is that, by the year “Lesotho shall be a stable democracy, a united and prosperous nation at peace with itself and its neighbors.

It shall have a healthy and well-developed human resource base. ItsFile Size: KB. Lesotho, country in Southern Africa. A scenic land of tall mountains and narrow valleys, Lesotho owes a long history of political autonomy to the mountains that surround it and protect it from encroachment.

Since the Neolithic Period, the mountain kingdom was the domain of Khoisan -speaking hunter-gatherers. In the 19th century the Sotho, led.This book challenges the belief that deforestation is due to entirely rapid population growth and agricultural expansion and emphasises the effects of commercial exploitation and poor planning and management.

In concludes with a programme for reforestation using agro-forestry, appropriate cottage industries, improved international programmes.Lesotho Fourth National Report On Implementation of Convention on Biological Diversity December