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Ethiopia: Positive Results Seen in Participatory Forest Management
ADDIS ABABA, March 20 - Participatory forest management is proving a viable approach in the protection and maintenance of the environment in a country that has experienced continuous deforestation, EFDRE President Girma W. Giorgis said on Monday.
Speaking at the opening of the three-day international conference on Participatory Forest management (PFM) yesterday, President Girma said participatory forest management - which he said involves controlled and organized community management systems - has offered good opportunity in maintaining the environment, as seen in Ethiopia and elsewhere in Africa.
Posted By Anne-Sophie Samjee at 9:26am on March 20, 2007
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