Community Forestry

CommunityCommunity or social forestry is a component of many forestry projects in Sabah. The emphasis of community forestry is the direct involvement of local farmers in all aspects of forest management including investigation, decision making, planning and implementation, allowing farmers to derive revenue from the forest resources.

Community forestry also involves participation of the local communities in forest management such as reforestation. Community forestry requires close co-operation between government authorities and the local communities.