ZimFlores: a model to advice co-management of the Mafungautsi forest in zimbabwe
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Prabhu, R., Haggith, M., Mudavanhu, H., Muetzelfeldt, R., Standa-Gunda, W., Vanclay, J.K. 2003. ZimFlores: a model to advice co-management of the Mafungautsi forest in zimbabwe . Small-scale Forest Economics, Management and Policy 2 (2 (special issue)) :185-210.
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Zimbabwe Forest Land Oriented Resource Envisioning System (ZimFlores) version 4 is the outcome of a participatory modelling process and seeks to provide a shared factual basis for exploring land-use options for the communal lands surrounding the Mafungautsi forest. The ZimFlores experience underscores the importance of a sharing a common problem and a common location in which all participants have an interest. Participatory modelling has proved an effective way to consolidate a diverse body of knowledge and make it accessible. Results demostrate the importance of model outputs that are diagnostic, and which offer insights into the issues under considerations.
SubjectsFOREST GOVERNANCE AND COMMUNITY FORESTRY;
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