Community Participation in Forest Management in the Bleih Community Forest, Nimba County, Liberia

Community Participation in Forest Management in the Bleih Community Forest, Nimba County, Liberia

Community participation in forest management has gained popularity as one way of ensuring sustainable forest management and so the Bleih Community Forest management was assessed for its adherence to the principles of participation. The study was done in the communities around the Bleih Community Forest, northern Liberia, Sanniquillie Nimba County. A case study approach with focus group discussion and interviews was used to assess stakeholders’ perspectives on people’s participation in the management of the forest. The data collection was done in November/December, 2015.  Read more…