Analysis of Participatory Management of Forest Resources in Assam

A. K. Singha


The study investigates the status of participatory management of forest resources in Golaghat Forest Division of Assam, India based on the responses from 203 respondents selected through proportionate random sampling. Over 80% respondents had reported low level of participation in activities related to management of forest resources. The variables like education, family type, family size, localiteness-cosmopoliteness, decision making ability, interest in forestry, information seeking behaviour, forestry knowledge and attitude towards forest resources conservation by respondents had significant association with their level of participation in the management of forest resources

Keyword: Forest resources; Forest

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