The project purpose was: To identify and promote the locally-appropriate best practices for stakeholders to implement participatory forest management to maximise livelihood benefits particularly for the poorest.
To identify best practice in implementing participatory forest management in India and Nepal for livelihood impacts, through comprehensive comparative assessment across different areas, and implementation strategies. To identify how different stakeholders (Government, donor and civil society) can best coordinate support inputs in order to achieve a cumulatively beneficial impact.
To promote pro-poor reforms in PFM policy and practice
Springate-Baginski, O. Understanding and improving participatory forest management implementation strategies for enhanced livelihood impacts in India and Nepal. Final Technical Report. (2006) 11 pp.