This book explores some of the relationship between forestry and rural development focusing on lessons that the overall experience in rural development might have for social forestry. It examines a single social forestry project to see how it would look from a rural development perspective.
Part I: Introduction 1. Overview Part II: Constraints to Development: Limits to Change 2. Resource Constraints 3. Organizational Constraints 4. Policy Constraints 5. Structural and System Constraints Part III: Tackling the Constraints: Development Initiatives 6. Rural Institutions and Development 7. Rural Development Strategies 8. Equity and Balance in Rural Institutions 9. Lessons in Rural Development: Some Illustrations Part IV: Fitting Forestry and Rural Development Together 10. Potential Pitfalls for Forestry in Development 11. Conclusion