Indian Institute of Forest Management

IIFM is a young and vibrant autonomous educational Institute funded by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. Located in one of the most scenic campuses on top of a hill in the beautiful central Indian city of Bhopal, IIFM has excellent infrastructure and facilities to carry out its teaching and research programs. […]

Africa leads the way in Sustainable Forest Management

At the end of September 2011, the National Forest Policy of Rwanda won first place at the annual awards for policies aimed at creating better living conditions for future generations, an award backed by the United Nations. As 2011 was declared year of the forests by the UN, that was the topic of this year’s […]

Forest Management Overview

Forest management is a branch of forestry concerned with the overall administrative, economic, legal, and social aspects and with the essentially scientific and technical aspects, especially silviculture, protection, and forest regulation. This includes management for aesthetics, fish, recreation, urban values, water, wilderness, wildlife, wood products, forest genetic resources and other forest resource values. Management can […]

Sustainable Forest Management

Sustainable forest management is managed according to the principles of sustainable development. Sustainable forest management uses environmental, economic, and social goals implemented by individuals. A large range of forestry institutions practice different forms of sustainable forest management and various methods are used. The definition of forest management is the balance attained between society’s increasing demand […]

Community Based Forest Management Program

The community based Forest Management Program is set in place to transfer forest ownership to local communities away from the State. User right can belong to local communities and the objective and aim of the program is to: • Empowering of local communities in becoming environmentally conscious and effective and becoming natural resource based entrepreneurs. […]

Community Based Forest Management Program

The community based Forest Management Program is set in place to transfer forest ownership to local communities away from the State. User right can belong to local communities and the objective and aim of the program is to: • Empowering of local communities in becoming environmentally conscious and effective and becoming natural resource based entrepreneurs. […]

Objective of the Indian Institute of Forest Management

In 1982 the Indian Institute of Forest Management was founded in Madhya Pradesh, India ate Bophal and financial assistance was granted by the Swedish International Development Agency. The objective of the Indian Institute of Forest Management is the fulfillment of growing needs arising in managerial human resources in allied and forest sectors. It is currently […]

International Students Studying Forestry Management in India

Some international students that have picked interest in studying useful green living. Foreign students are very excited when they come to India and they want to explore the Indian culture and food. And the important point is that they are much prepared to meet their medical expenses as they could fall sick when they are exposed to a different environment, climate, culture and food.

The need for an efficient Indian Forest Management system

Forests in India are rich in flora and fauna. This makes it important for the government to have an efficient Indian forest management system. Traveling from one end of the country to the other you find around 16 types of forests, ranging from dry zone forests to the Himalayan ranges. However, one major threat to […]

Forest Research Institute

Established as Imperial Forest Research Institute in 1906, Forest Research Institute (FRI) Dehradun, is a premier institution under the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE).It is one of the oldest institutions of its kind. In 1991, it had been declared a deemed university by the University Grants Commission. The Forest Research Institute was […]