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Forest tenure reform in Asia and Africa, local control for improved livelihoods, forest management, and carbon sequestration, edited by Randall A. Bluffstone and Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson

Forest tenure reforms are occurring in many developing countries around the world. These reforms typically include devolution of forest lands to local people and communities, which has attracted a great deal of attention and interest. While the nature and level of devolution vary by country, all have potentially important implications for resource allocation, local ecosystem services, livelihoods and climate change. This book helps students, researchers and professionals to understand the importance and implications of these reforms for local environmental quality, climate change, and the liv
Table Of Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction: local forest reform - theory and experience; Part I Understanding local forest management; 2 Understanding local forest tenure reforms: section context and overview; 3 Collective forest tenure reform in China: an overview; 4 Forest tenure reform in Ethiopia; 5 Some background on Tanzanian forest policy, institutions and the forest land tenure system; 6 Forest sector reforms in Tanzania and Uganda; Part II Evaluation of local forest management
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non fiction
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1 online resource (305 p.)
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