Forest-Based Settlement Project and Its Impacts on Community Livelihood in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Nath2009ForestBasedSP,
  title={Forest-Based Settlement Project and Its Impacts on Community Livelihood in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh},
  author={Tapan Kumar Nath and Makoto Inoue},
  year={2009}
}
SUMMARY This study used two contrasting sample villages (one relatively successful and the other relatively unsuccessful) as case study sites to investigate the impacts of a forest-based settlement project on community livelihood. It was found that although since customary forestry practices (shifting cultivation) could not support participants' livelihoods all year, joining the settlement project had improved their livelihoods. Many project participants have given up customary forestry… CONTINUE READING

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