The Directorate: Forestry Development (Participative Forestry) has developed PFM
guidelines for regional forestry personnel and communities, aimed at assisting with
simple and easy procedures in accordance with the Departmental Criteria Indicators
and Standards for Sustainable Forest Management. The 8 PFM guidelines are: Stakeholder
Participation; Legal Options for Community Partnerships with DWAF Forestry; Project
Planning; Sustainable Resource Use; Project Monitoring and Evaluation; Fundraising;
Financial Management of Projects and Formation of PFM Forums and Committees.