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Natural Forest-based Bamboo Production-to-Consumption System: A Case Study from Central India

Working Papers
Natural Forest-based Bamboo Production-to-Consumption System: A Case Study from Central India

Author:

Indian Council of Forestry Research

Publisher:

INBAR

Year:

1998

Pages:

58

Keywords:

Central India, India, forest, bamboo, products, systems

In view of the importance of bamboo to Central India in aiding subsistence and improving livelihoods, INBAR commissioned two studies on this region under its Socio-economics and Policy Program. This report provides a more general picture of the region, with emphasis on Madhya Pradesh, a major bamboo-growing state of India. This research project is based on the analysis of a natural forest-based bamboo production-to consumption system was initiated in June 1995 around three villages situated in the vicinity of bamboo dominated forests.

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