Community-based sustainable management of forest resources in Amazonian extractive reserves
Dr Carlos Peres
University of East Anglia - CEEC
Host Country Institutions:
INPA - Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas de Amazonas, IBAMA - Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Natural Renewable Resources, SDS - Amazonas
To design appropriate guidelines to manage game vertebrates and other nontimber resource populations in large multiple-use tropical forest reserves, helping the Brazilian federal and state governments in developing, stimulating and implementing effective community-based wildlife management programs that are grounded in the socioeconomic reality of Amazonian Extractive and Sustainable Development Reserves, and Indigenous Territories.
1. Assessment of forest resources extracted, and levels of offtake.
2. Quantitative assessment of the demographic sustainability of forest resource extraction.
3. Local monitors, field technicians and students able to assess and monitor forest biodiversity using quantitative methods.
4. Local communities at at RDS Uacari and RESEX Medio-Jurua, and other reserves are able to effectively apply large-scale management recommendations.
Related Projects: Biodiversity and functional value of Amazonian primary, secondary and plantation forests
, Managing the landscape-scale sustainability of Amazonian freshwater fisheries
, Devising Strategies to Integrate Biodiversity Conservation in Plantation Dominated Landscapes