IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 4, April 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Jerry Antenorio Ceballos
The study on Community-Based Forest Management (CBFM) was conducted in Maasin, Iloilo, Philippines. The aim of the study was to assess the status of Maasin CBFM. The objectives of the research are: (1) to determine the socio-demographic characteristics of the beneficiaries of Maasin CBFM; (2) to assess the inputs, interventions, approaches, and strategies undertaken in the said CBFM; (3) to evaluate the CBFM outputs and outcomes; and to find out the status of Maasin CBFM. The design of the study was descriptive. There were 335 participants as the population and the respondents of the survey were 77. They were the sources of primary data. Secondary data of the study were gathered from Department of Environment & Natural Resources (DENR) which provided the characterization of Maasin CBFM in terms of bio-physical, socioeconomic, and infrastructure. Aside from the respondents of the study, there were also key informants for the triangulation method of research.