ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Forestry Research in India

In colonial times, forest management in India meant only commercial exploitation of forest resources. After independence, conservation did become a goal. But forest management remains bureaucratised. Forestry research receives only a small part of plan allocations. Funding is often decided on purely technical criteria with no reference to local community needs. Production potential, limits to sustainable extraction and impact of the market must be considered when prioritising forest research activities.

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