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This paper offers a systematic approach to quantifying the socio-economic role of forests for 'forest-dependent' communities. Focusing on the island of Pemba (Zanzibar, Tanzania), we investigate how forest income contributes to livelihood portfolios, local inequality, and households' insurance...

Author(s)
Andrews, J.; Mulder, M. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
World Development (Oxford), 2022, 153,
Abstract

The Tuscan Region (Central Italy) spends about 12 million euros every year in the prevention and suppression of forest fires. In this context, this study aims to analyze the economic and environmental benefits derived from fire suppression activities. Starting from a case study of a real fire event ...

Author(s)
Fagarazzi, C.; Fratini, R.; Montanino, M.; Viccaro, M.; Cozzi, M.; Romano, S.; Riccioli, F.
Publisher
Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, Parma, Italy
Citation
iForest, 2021, 14, 41-47, pp 41-47
Abstract

This study determines the impact of agroforestry practices on food production, income generation and poverty reduction among farming households in Oyo State, Nigeria. A multi-stage sampling technique was used to select the respondents. Both descriptive statistics such as frequencies and percentages ...

Author(s)
Idumah, F. O.; Awe, F.; Orumwense, L. A.; Olarewaju, T. O.; Oke, D. O.
Publisher
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Nitra, Slovakia
Citation
Acta Fytotechnica et Zootechnica, 2021, 24, 1, pp 25-34
Abstract

Dry forests in tropical and subtropical areas continue to experience high deforestation rates that affect households' dependence on forest resources. Little remains understood about the relationship between household factors and deforestation patterns in Zambia. We integrate remotely sensed data...

Author(s)
Kazungu, M.; Velasco, R. F.; Zhunusova, E.; Lippe, M.; Kabwe, G.; Gumbo, D. J.; Günter, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2021, 186,
Abstract

The need to protect forest resources from unsustainable, yet rational, human actions has attracted global attention. This is because smallholder dependence on forests can degrade forest resources and cause deforestation. While efforts to understand forest programmes and motivations to protect...

Author(s)
Kazungu, M.; Zhunusova, E.; Kabwe, G.; Günter, S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2021, 13, 5,
Abstract

Agroforestry contributes to food and income security, and improvement of crop productivity. Access to agricultural credit is crucial to the enhancement of agricultural growth and development. The study examined the impact of access to credit on the output of agroforestry farmers in Oyo State,...

Author(s)
Awe, F.; Orumwense, L. A.; Olatunji, B. T.; Eniola, T. S.
Publisher
College of Agricultural Economics, Rural Sociology and Extension, Umuahia, Nigeria
Citation
Nigerian Agricultural Journal, 2020, 51, 3, pp 91-99
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This paper examined resource-use efficiency as well as cost and returns to agroforestry farmers who cultivated maize as arable crop under their agroforestry practices in Ibarapa area of Oyo State, Nigeria. One hundred (100) copies of questionnaire were administered on one hundred randomly selected...

Author(s)
Awe, F.; Fatoki, O. A.; Ogunsola, A. J.; Victoria, O.
Publisher
Agricultural Academy of Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Pochvoznanie, agrokhimiya i ekologiya / Bulgarian Journal of Soil Science, Agrochemistry and Ecology, 2020, 54, 3, pp 80-88
Abstract

After years of multilateral deliberations on how to stop global deforestation, such as REDD+ under the UNFCCC, deforestation-free supply chain (DFSC) initiatives emerged from the private sector. Linking both concepts conceptually and in policy practice could provide for synergies and enable more...

Author(s)
Hargita, Y.; Giessen, L.; Günter, S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2020, 12, 3,
Abstract

Dipterocarpus alatus plays a dominant role in the ecology and economics of riparian forests in Thailand. Using MaxEnt modeling, we identified potentially suitable regions for D. alatus along the Chao Phraya River in central Thailand. The modeling procedure used 465 occurrence records and 19...

Author(s)
Kamyo, T.; Asanok, L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Forest Science and Technology, 2020, 16, 1, pp 1-7
Abstract

The balance between the supply of multiple ecosystem services (ES) and the fulfillment of society demands is a challenge, especially in the tropics where different land use transition phases emerge. These phases are characterized by either a decline (from intact old-growth to logged forests) or a...

Author(s)
Eguiguren, P.; Luna, T. O.; Torres, B.; Lippe, M.; Günter, S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2020, 12, 18,

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