Participatory Management of Forests and Protected Areas - A Trainer's Manual

June 2008

Author: Sejal Worah

Publishers: RECOFTC and MS Training Center for Development Cooperation



Opportunities for forest managers to gain knowledge and skills in participatory resource management processes are still limited. This training manual seeks to fill this gap, by building capacity for promoting a more inclusive approach towards conservation of forests and biodiversity. It provides detailed instructions, handouts, facilitator notes, case-study materials, and recommendations for time and materials needed.

Training Sessions

  1. Setting the Context: What is Participatory Management?
  2. Participatory Situation Analysis
  3. Negotiating for Participatory Management
  4. Strengthening and Sustaining Participatory Management
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