Journal of
Ecology and The Natural Environment

  • Abbreviation: J. Ecol. Nat. Environ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9847
  • DOI: 10.5897/JENE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 394

Full Length Research Paper

Implication of participatory forest management on Duru-Haitemba and Ufiome Forest reserves and community livelihoods

Naima A. M. Hersi*
  • Naima A. M. Hersi*
  • School of Environmental Science and Technology, University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
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Richard Y. M. Kangalawe
  • Richard Y. M. Kangalawe
  • Institute of Resource Assessment, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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  •  Received: 12 December 2015
  •  Accepted: 16 May 2016
  •  Published: 31 August 2016


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