The daily net ecosystem CO2 exchange, diurnal pattern of net CO2 exchange and ecosystem respiration of Cenchrus ciliaris grassland in semi-arid region were studied during July 2008

Joint Forest Management (JFM) is an organic process targeting the regeneration of degraded forests by involving the local community and operates on the interaction between the Forest Department and the local community. Successful formation and functioning of Village Forest Councils (VFCs) is the key factor that decides the success of the entire programme.