Indigenous community based sustainable management Chimbuk hill forest
Implementing Entity : Humanitarian Foundation
Location : Chimbuk belt, Bandarban
Duration : June’09 - Sep’14
Budget : BDT 1, 07, 14,442
Objectives :
  • Capacity building of selected indigenous communities and organize to participate in community based conservation of the landscape and forest resources in the Chimbuk Belt
  • Restore the forest resources in the selected indigenous communities
  • Development of institutional mechanism for conservation and sustainability of the community forest

  • Constructed community House at Empu para
  • Registered Kapru para VCF at the cooperative
  • 11 acres out of 24 acres has been afforested in the degraded area
  • Water flow in the VCFs has been increased.
  • 97 families living in and around the VCFs have been brought under IGA programme
  • Planted 700 plants of 14 endangered rare native spices, like Telsur, Gorjon, Satium, Udol, Uriam etc.
  • Demarcated boundary of 200 acre at Kapru para VCF by brick pillars
  • Increased biodiversity of the VCFs.
  • Developed management plan for Kurang para and Empu para community.
  • Designed and distributed awareness raising materials such as, flip chart, billboard, and posters in the selected area
  • Major progress/achievements:

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Major IGAs offered

Hybrid papaya tree plantation, Banana tree plantation, ginger and turmeric cultivation

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Major trees planted (local name)

Parul, Bhotta, Civit, Chapalish, Chikrasi, Boilam, Gutgutya, Arjun, Champaful

Contact : Birbahadur Tripura, Project coordinator
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