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Municipal forest management in the highlands of Guatemala. The experience of PROCAFOR-BOSCOM from 2000 to 2003

Municipal forest management in the highlands of Guatemala. The experience of PROCAFOR-BOSCOM from 2000 to 2003

Recursos Naturales y Ambiente (46/47): 32-39

This paper presents the experiences generated by INAB (Instituto Nacional de Bosques) in the implementation of the Municipal Forest Administration Program in several municipalities from the Guatemalan Altiplano. This program aims to cope with communal needs related to forest resources management and utilization, participation opportunities to local organizations and governments, and enhancement of people and local government involvement.

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