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Users Become Managers-Indigenous Knowledge and Modern Forestry

Indigenous Knowledge and Modern Forestry Tapan Kumar Mishra In West Bengal the forest legislation of 1989 and the amendments of 1990 have made possible the integration of the indigenous knowledge of local communities with the 'scientific' principles involved in modern forestry management. A case study in Midnapore district shows how this has led not only to better management of forests, but to a richer anthropogenic activity and better biomass yields.

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