The Key Steps in Establishing Participatory Forest Management A field manual to guide practitioners in Ethiopia



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Participatory Forest Management (PFM) is used to describe systems in which communities (forest users and managers) and government services (forest department) work together to define rights of forest resource use, identify and develop forest management responsibilities, and agree on how forest benefits will be shared.This manual describes the key elements of Participatory Forest Management (PFM).The methods were developed and adapted for the Ethiopian context during a ten-year period of learning.Various approaches were used to ensure full participation by all stakeholders. This manual can be used as a training manual and field guide. It is aimed at both community forest managers and forestry professionals.