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Potentialities for afforestation and reforestation projects for mitigation of climate change in Karnataka by V.Rangaswamy.

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Wbasf wgfp oecf iedp inep ieed integrated ecological environmental project

Potentialities for afforestation and reforestation projects for mitigation of climate change in Karnataka by V.Rangaswamy


Wbasf wgfp oecf iedp inep ieed integrated ecological environmental project

KarnatakaGeographic area: 191791 Km2(5.8% of the National geographic area)Forest Cover: 36991 Km2(5.5% of the country’s forest cover)Population: 52.73 million(5.1% of country’s population)Livestock: 29.57 million(6.3% of thecountry’s livestock population)


Wbasf wgfp oecf iedp inep ieed integrated ecological environmental project

Total growing stock: 272 million m3Growing stock/ha: 84m3 (National avg 74m3Productivity: 1.45m3/ha/annum(National avg 1.37m3/ha)(Source FSI)


Wbasf wgfp oecf iedp inep ieed integrated ecological environmental project

Potentialities of Karnataka Forest departmentKFD has capacity to implement the mitigation projectsExperience gained by the successful implementation of different projects


Wbasf wgfp oecf iedp inep ieed integrated ecological environmental project

  • WBASF

  • WGFP

  • OECF

  • IEDP

  • INEP

  • IEED(Integrated Ecological EnvironmentalProject)


Potential resources land resources man power resources intellectual resources jfpm resources

Potential resources Land resourcesMan power resourcesIntellectual resourcesJFPM resources


Wbasf wgfp oecf iedp inep ieed integrated ecological environmental project

  • Land resources

  • Forest resources

    • Dense forests-26156 km2

    • Open forests-10835 km2 (including blanks)

    • Total 36991km2

    • Change in the forest cover-4524 km2

      (2nd among all the states and Uts

    • 4th among all the states and UTs in respect of tree cover

  • Common property resources

    • Gomal lands

    • C& D class lands

    • Road sides

    • Canal banks

    • Burial grounds

    • Fore shore areas


Private property resources farm lands rainfed farm lands irrigated

Private property resources-Farm lands rainfed-Farm lands irrigated


Man power resource group a 359 group b 711 group c 8016 group d 2306 total 11392 temporary 6258

Man power resourceGroup A: 359Group B: 711Group C: 8016Group D: 2306Total:11392+Temporary: 6258


Intellectual resource entire staff above group d are technically trained 9086

Intellectual resourceEntire staff above group D are technically trained (9086)


Wbasf wgfp oecf iedp inep ieed integrated ecological environmental project

JFPM(Joint Forest Planning and Management)2945 VFCs are formed in the state for participatory managementAll the above resources have to be effeciently utilised


1993 tree patta scheme introduced

1993-Tree patta scheme introduced


Potentialities of kolar district proposed for climate change mitigation project in karnataka

Potentialities of Kolar District proposed for climate change mitigation project in Karnataka


Wbasf wgfp oecf iedp inep ieed integrated ecological environmental project

  • Geographic area- 8223km2

  • Dense Forest Cover- 180 km2

  • Open forest- 386 km2

  • Total Forest cover- 575km2

  • Scrub forest – 281km2

  • Percent of forest- 6.99%

    • (Source-FSI State of Forest Report-2001)

    • Waste lands- 2310 km2

    • Man power-1000 (about)


Wbasf wgfp oecf iedp inep ieed integrated ecological environmental project

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