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Local participation in natural resource monitoring: a characterization of approaches.
The monitoring of trends in the status of species or habitats is routine in developed countries, where it is funded by the state or large nongovernmental organizations and often involves largeExpand
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Seeing the wood for the trees: an assessment of the impact of participatory forest management on forest condition in Tanzania
We thank the staff of the Forestry and Beekeeping Division for sharing data obtained through the national assessment of PFM in Tanzania, and their agreement to use these data. The national PFMExpand
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Going to Scale with Participatory Forest Management: Early Lessons from Tanzania1
SUMMARY The paper provides an overview of experiences in Tanzania to date in ‘scaling up’ Participatory Forest Management (PFM) from what has until recently been a ‘project-driven’ approach to oneExpand
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Management decentralization and montane forest conditions in Tanzania.
  • L. Persha, T. Blomley
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Conservation biology : the journal of the Society…
  • 1 December 2009
We examined how differences in local forest-management institutions relate to disparate anthropogenic forest disturbance and forest conditions among three neighboring montane forests in TanzaniaExpand
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Development and gorillas? : assessing fifteen years of integrated conservation and development in south-western Uganda
This report summarises the findings of a study, conducted between 2001 and 2002, which aimed to test the effectiveness of these strategies in reconciling biodiversity conservation and socio-economicExpand
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Towards operational payments for water ecosystem services in Tanzania: a case study from the Uluguru Mountains
Sustaining the regular flow of water from mountain forests is important for downstream stakeholders in seasonally dry tropical countries, and a watershed payment for ecosystem services (PES) schemeExpand
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Does Participatory Forest Management Promote Sustainable Forest Utilisation in Tanzania?
SUMMARY Over the past 20 years, Participatory Forest Management (PFM) has become a dominant forest management strategy in Tanzania, covering more than 4.1 million hectares. Sustainable forest use andExpand
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A bottom-up approach to estimating cost elements of REDD+ pilot projects in Tanzania
BackgroundSeveral previous global REDD+ cost studies have been conducted, demonstrating that payments for maintaining forest carbon stocks have significant potential to be a cost-effective mechanismExpand
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