CSO Grant Facility

Bhutan

Category: CSO Projects

Posted On: October 25th, 2019

Title of the project    Sustainable Management of Community Forest through Good governance Practices

Location of the project    Zhemgang

Name of the applicants    Community Forest Networking Group

Duration of the project    12 months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/EURO)    Nu. 1,476,485.00

Objectives of the project    

  • To strengthen and support the capacity development of CFMG on good governance
  • To enhance the knowledge on scientific management of NWPFPs.
  • Enhanced income generation of Community Forest
  • User Groups through sustainable harvest of NWFPs and nursery development.

Target groups/ final beneficiaries

  • LG of 8 geogs
  • 24 CFMG committee members
  • Zhemgang Forest Division
  • Zhemgang Dzongkhag administration
  • Royal Manas National Part (RMNP)
  • Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park (JSWNP)

Estimated results

  • CFNG office well-furnish and functional
  • Community Forestry governance enhanced and management
  • The CFMG members are well trained and records are maintained
  • Nursery harvesting guidelines implemented
  • Nursery developed and seedlings available for all CFMG

Main activities

  • Procurement of office equipment’s
  • Impart training on good governance to the CFMG
  • Basic training on book keeping
  • Awareness on harvesting techniques on NWFPs
  • Development of community forest nursery