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PROJECT TITLE

Pilot Project of Multifunctional Forests

EXECUTING AGENCY

Wangyedian Forest Farm, Chifeng, China

DURATION

36 months, 1 Sep 2011-31 Aug 2014

PROJECT SITES LOCATION

 

GOAL

Construct demonstration sites for multifunction and close-to-nature management forest.

OBJECTIVES

  1. To construct demonstration sites of multifunction forest with different forest types;
  2. To formulate protection and collection plan for non-timber forest products;
  3. To construct demonstration sites of community co-management in forest farm;
  4. To promote sustainable forest management and improve capacity building in the forest farm;
  5. To build the Multifunction Forestry Experiencing Center.

ACTIVITIES

  1. Forest inventory and planning in the forest farm;
  2. Formulate multifunction forest management plan;
  3. Construct Pinus tabulaeformis plantation, Larix Pinus plantation and Natural secondary forest demonstration site;
  4. Non-timber forest products inventory and sustainable uses;
  5. Formulate community co-management mechanism through non-timber forest products exploitation;
  6. Train staff to promote capacity buildinh of forest farm;
  7. Build Multifunction Forestry Training Center, training 200 technical personnel, 400 forest farmers each year;
  8. Establish forest farm website to popularize and publicize project achievements.

EXPECTED OUTPUTS

  1. Construct 1 forest resource information management system, 1 general affairs information management system of forest farm, 1 financial information management system;
  2. Construct 6,000 acres close-natural management forest with different forest types;
  3. Exploit non-timber forest products, e.g. edible fungi to promote forest multifunctional management.
  4. Construct demonstration sites of community co-management in forest farm;
  5. Build the Multifunction Forestry Training Center, training 200 technical personnel, 400 forest farmers yearly.

Links:

APFNet Pilot Project of Multifunctional Forests Launched