Name of scheme


Community-based monitoring system as part of a Participatory Forest Management (PFM)

Biome (terrestrial; freshwater; marine)



What is monitored


Human resource use and wildlife

Who compiles data


Community members

Number of community members involved


298 (2003)

Spatial scale. Size of area monitored


144,000 ha (2003) divided on 4 areas

Methods used


Methods include, e.g., patrol records and village group discussions

Year of initiation



Funded by


Funded by Government of Tanzania and the Government of Denmark (Danida)


Documents or publications available


Topp-Jørgensen et al. 2005; Poulsen et al. 2007; Danielsen et al. in press


Organizers and contact details


District Lands, Natural Resources and Environment Office, P.O. Box 148, Iringa, Tanzania

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