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Title:
ASSESSMENT OF CHANGES IN LIVELIHOOD OF FOREST DWELLING TRIBAL COMMUNITY THROUGH JFM: A CASE STUDY IN RANIBANDH BLOCK OF BANKURA DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL

Authors:
Subhankar Mondal and Dr. Sudipta Sarkar

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Subhankar Mondal1 & Dr. Sudipta Sarkar2
1. Research Scholar, Department of Rural Development Studies, University of Kalyani, Kalyani, West Bengal
2. Assistant Professor, Department of Rural Development Studies, University of Kalyani, Kalyani, West Bengal

MLA 8
Mondal, Subhankar, and Dr. Sudipta Sarkar. "ASSESSMENT OF CHANGES IN LIVELIHOOD OF FOREST DWELLING TRIBAL COMMUNITY THROUGH JFM: A CASE STUDY IN RANIBANDH BLOCK OF BANKURA DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 7, July 2018, pp. 2961-2977, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=203. Accessed 2018.
APA
Mondal, S., & Sarkar, D. (2018, July). ASSESSMENT OF CHANGES IN LIVELIHOOD OF FOREST DWELLING TRIBAL COMMUNITY THROUGH JFM: A CASE STUDY IN RANIBANDH BLOCK OF BANKURA DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(7), 2961-2977. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=203
Chicago
Mondal, Subhankar, and Dr. Sudipta Sarkar. "ASSESSMENT OF CHANGES IN LIVELIHOOD OF FOREST DWELLING TRIBAL COMMUNITY THROUGH JFM: A CASE STUDY IN RANIBANDH BLOCK OF BANKURA DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 7 (July 2018), 2961-2977. Accessed , 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=203.

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Abstract:
Joint Forest Management programme plays an important role in development of forest dwellers livelihoods, protection of forest and forest based resources since 1990. The programme has its roots in participatory forest management project in Arabari, West Bengal in 1970s. In West Bengal majority of forest dwelling communities belongs to ethnic tribal groups. These forests dwelling tribal people directly or indirectly depends on forest or forest based resources to earn their livelihood. Several government and non-government organizations are working to develop the forest based tribal livelihood through the JFM activities. From field studies it has been observed that JFM plays a significant role in the development of five capital assets of livelihood framework (DFID model) and similarly reducing the household level vulnerabilities among the tribal communities. The present paper tries to assess the changes in livelihood of forest dwelling tribal community in context of JFM by using the livelihood assessment tool (Develop by Balcher et al, 2005), in Raniband block of Bankura district in West Bengal.