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This study assessed the value of forest resources to rural households in forest-fringe communities in the Northern Region of Ghana. It also identified the factors that influence the amount of compensation (in terms of money) households were willing to accept to forego or limit the use of forest...

Author(s)
Amadu, M.; Ayamga, M.; Mabe, F. N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Development, 2021, 37,
Abstract

Collaborative forest management (CFM) is widely promoted because of its purported ability to deliver both conservation and livelihoods improvement goals. It is especially attractive to developing countries where livelihood improvement is a key focus of national governments (that have simultaneously ...

Author(s)
Mawa, C.; Babweteera, F.; Tumusiime, D. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2022, 135,
Abstract

This paper examines how decentralized forest governance policy led to new patterns of wealth accumulation in villages as a result of economic opportunities created by wood-charcoal production and trade in rural Senegal. In the region studied, the locus for development through decentralized...

Author(s)
Jusrut, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2022, 135,
Abstract

The presence of persistent elite capture has been suggested as a reason for the mixed livelihood outcomes of participatory forest management. Leadership selection may overcome this. While there is a growing evidence that leaders are important for economic performance both at macro and micro (e.g.,...

Author(s)
Kahsay, G. A.; Medhin, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
World Development (Oxford), 2020, 127, pp 104765
Abstract

The Lake (Victoria) zone of Tanzania, which has the least forest resources in the country, is a potential economic growth zone in the country. Therefore, this study analyses the impact of implemented forest policies on the status of forest resources in the area, given the unique features. The study ...

Author(s)
Mihayo, I. Z.; Peng DaiYan
Publisher
Institute of Forest Science, Kangwon National University, chunchon, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Forest and Environmental Science, 2020, 36, 3, pp 233-242
Abstract

"Highly hazardous" pesticides have been listed and banned in Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified areas and producers from tropical countries in the southern hemisphere, such as Australia, Brazil and South Africa suffer the consequences of these restrictions. The objective was to assess...

Author(s)
Lemes, P. G.; Lawson, S. A.; Zanuncio, J. C.; Jacovine, L. A. G.; Torres, C. M. M. E.; Wilcken, C. F.
Publisher
Now Publishers, Hanover, USA
Citation
Journal of Forest Economics, 2022, 37, 1, pp 103-125
Abstract

This study explored local communities' willingness to accept compensation for the conservation of Desa'a state forest, which is located in northern Ethiopia. For this purpose, a sample of two hundred forty rural households living around the forest was randomly selected. A choice experiment approach ...

Author(s)
Tewodros Tadesse; Tsegay Berhane; Mulatu, D. W.; Rannestad, M. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Land Use Policy, 2021, 105,
Abstract

Forest utilization makes a significant economic contribution to the livelihoods of rural households, especially those living in developing countries. This study was conducted to determine the absolute and relative forest income and measure the distributional impact of forest income on economic...

Author(s)
Mendako, R. K.; Tian Gang; Saif Ullah; Sagali, H. L.; Kipute, D. D.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2022, 13, 1,
Abstract

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

Forest landscapes in tropical and subtropical areas support the livelihoods of their inhabitants through subsistence use of products, and cash income obtained from the sale of products. Despite its contribution to livelihoods, it remains unclear how forest products play a role in forest use...

Author(s)
Kazungu, M.; Zhunusova, E.; Yang, A. L.; Kabwe, G.; Gumbo, D. J.; G√ľnter, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2020, 111, pp 102078

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