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Understanding community engagement in plantation forest management: Insights from practitioner and community narratives

Dare, Melanie; Vanclay, Frank; Schirmer, Jacqueline


Community engagement (CE) processes are an essential component of modern forest management practices. Required under law and in line with modern business paradigms, CE processes need to produce positive social as well as operational outcomes, a balance that is often complicated and idealistic. This paper identifies pathways to successful CE within operational plantation forestry management. Using narratives to explore the multiple experiences of those involved in engagement processes, the paper...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2011.560456


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