“Employment and Income Generation in Social Forestry” by Gunilla Olsson is a comprehensive guide to understanding the various aspects of social forestry as a means of creating employment opportunities and generating income for communities.
In this book, Gunilla Olsson explores the potential of social forestry in addressing key socio-economic challenges, particularly in rural areas. The author emphasizes the importance of integrating local communities into forestry practices, thereby enabling them to secure sustainable livelihoods. By involving local people in decision-making processes and management of natural resources, social forestry can effectively contribute to poverty reduction and economic development.
Olsson delves into the different approaches and strategies of social forestry, drawing on case studies from around the world. From community-based forestry to agroforestry systems, the book provides insights into how social forestry can be adapted to diverse socio-economic and ecological contexts. It also highlights the role of women and marginalized groups in income generation through forestry activities, shedding light on the potential for promoting gender equality and social inclusivity.
One of the key strengths of this book is its practical orientation. Olsson offers guidance on how to design and implement social forestry projects, including detailed analysis of different financial mechanisms and business models. Readers will gain practical knowledge on topics such as entrepreneurship, value chain development, and marketing of forest products, enabling them to effectively harness the economic potential of social forestry.
Overall, “Employment and Income Generation in Social Forestry” is a valuable resource for researchers, practitioners, and policymakers interested in exploring the transformative potential of social forestry. Gunilla Olsson’s expertise and comprehensive approach make this book a must-read for anyone seeking to address unemployment and income inequalities through sustainable forestry practices.
|Books name||Employment and Income Generation in Social Forestry|
|No Of pages||115|