Sustainable forest management depends in part on the social dynamics of local forest communities. An evaluation of an assistance program to help communities reach sustainability goals found that the prerequisites for success were strong local leadership, public support, timing, and a focused program.
Document Type: Journal Article
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Publication date: March 1, 1998
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