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Smallholders, forest management and rural development in the Amazon

Author: Benno Pokorny
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2013.
Series: The Earthscan forest library
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The ongoing debate concerning the Amazon's crucial role in global climate is entirely dependent upon sustainable development in the region. This book analyses numerous promising local tree and forest management initiatives taken by smallholders in the Bolivian, Brazilian, Ecuadorian and Peruvian Amazon to better understand the key success factors"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benno Pokorny
ISBN: 9780415660679 041566067X
OCLC Number: 879942733
Description: xxi, 212 p., [8] p. de pl. : ill. (certaines en coul.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword by Imme Scholz 1. The Forlive Project 2. Smallholders' Actions and Activities 3. The Potential of Smallholders to Create a Stable Landscape 4. Marginalization of Smallholder 5. The Challenge of Supporting the Smallholders 6. Experiences with Local Development Initiatives 7. Barriers to Equitable Local Development 8. Rural Development Rooted in Local Culture: Proposals for Action
Series Title: The Earthscan forest library
Responsibility: Benno Pokorny.

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