Rehabilitation of Degraded Forests in Thailand: Policy and Practice

Sharp, A. and N. Nakagoshi

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This paper focuses on the significant issues affecting both the policy and practice of forest rehabilitation. Given that the large number of people whose livelihood depends on the forests for subsistence and other purposes normally has been excluded from the decision-making process in forest management, most important among these issues are the integration of the socio-economic and environmental needs into rehabilitation initiatives together with the active participation of local communities in the rehabilitation program. Case studies of reforestation and rehabilitation initiatives are also discussed.

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Peer-reviewed Article

Landscape and Ecological Engineering