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Current Category » Silviculture and Agro Forestry

Benefits of Social Forestry

1) Betterment of environment
2) Reduction of pollution
3) Providing the basic needs of rural and urban people for fuel, small timber, manure leaf and other economic products nearer to home
4) Providing raw materials for industries such as wood, wool, packing cases, slate frames, fibre, tamarind extract, oil seeds, pulping and husking material
5) Provide shelter for insectivorous birds on the farms
6) Protection from wind
7) Conservation of moisture
8) Prevention of soil erosion
9) Fullest utilization of land unsuitable for cultivation
10) Employment opportunities in rural and urban area
11) Reduction of noise
12) Recreation
13) Reduction of pressure on national forests
14) Achievement of self-sufficiency by the villages
15) Improvement of rainfall by induction precipitation

Current Category » Silviculture and Agro Forestry