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Abstract

Rural households in developing countries depend on crops, forest extraction and other income sources for their livelihoods, but these livelihood contributions are sensitive to climate change. Combining socioeconomic data from about 8,000 smallholder households across the tropics with gridded...

Author(s)
Wunder, S.; Noack, F.; Angelsen, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Publication
Environment and Development Economics, 2018, 23, 3, pp 279-297
Abstract

We analyze links between exposure to climate extremes and shocks, vulnerability and coping strategies, environmental reliance and poverty among 7,300 households in forest adjacent communities in 24 developing countries. We combine observed income with predicted income to create four categories of...

Author(s)
Angelsen, A.; Dokken, T.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Publication
Environment and Development Economics, 2018, 23, 3, pp 257-278
Abstract

In a panel of European countries, we analyse paper products, sawnwood and wood panels consumption data. With this object, we use a classical demand model where national consumption depends on real GDP and real prices. In contrast to previous panel estimations in the literature, we highlight...

Author(s)
Rougieux, P.; Damette, O.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Applied Economics, 2018, 50, 30, pp 3247-3270
Miscellaneous

European forests and the forest-based sector play a central role in a bioeconomy: they provide material (wood and non-wood), bioenergy and a wealth of other regulating and cultural ecosystem services. These demands need to be properly balanced, and many targets have to be tackled simultaneously....

Author(s)
Wolfslehner, B.; Linser, S.; Pülzl, H.; Bastrup-Birk, A.; Camia, A.; Marchetti, M.
Publisher
European Forest Institute
Publication
Forest bioeconomy - a new scope for sustainability indicators, 2016, pp 31 pp.
News Article

As international markets have expanded in recent years, production of in-demand commodity crops such as soy and oil palm has moved away from areas...

Date
April 2017
Author(s)
Stephanie Cole
CAB ReviewFull Text

This review analyses the major themes extant across 199 research articles published in various peer-reviewed forestry and economics journals between January 2002 and June 2009 on the topic of forest-related environmental markets. The reviewed articles are categorized according to four areas of...

Date
February 2011
Subjects
air pollutants; air pollution; bioenergy; biomass; carbon markets; certification; ecosystem services; emission; forest management; forest ownership; forests; greenhouse gases; markets; non-wood forest products; pollution control; renewable energy; reviews; sustainability
Author(s)
Dargusch, P.; Maraseni, T. N.; Schmidt, P.
AbstractFull Text

For the past 20 years, logging restrictions in Taiwan have resulted in insufficient domestic timber sources and quantities. Accordingly, the only way that local manufacturers' stable operations can be ensured is with imported raw materials. To address this issue, the government will have to...

Author(s)
Lin JiunnCheng; Lin PoHeng; Chen YiHong; Chan WeiHsun
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
Publication
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2018, 33, 1, pp 63-76

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