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Modelling Deforestation in Dzalanyama Forest Reserve, Lilongwe, Malawi: Using Multi-agent Simulation Approach

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Munthali, KG. (2013). Modelling Deforestation in Dzalanyama Forest Reserve, Lilongwe, Malawi: Using Multi-agent Simulation Approach. Doctoral thesis. Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba.

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Affiliations

  • Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba

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http://giswin.geo.tsukuba.ac.jp/sis/thesis/KGMunthali_Thesis_January_2013.pdf

Description

  • The author seeks to explain the underlying relationships between drivers of deforestation and outcomes in the tropics.
  • He focuses on modelling charcoal production in the Dzalanyama forest reserve, in Malawi.
  • The author argues for "formalisation" of charcoal production through a taxation system as a means for reducing deforestation and increasing revenue for forestry authorities.

Geographical Region

  • East Africa
  • Ecosystems

  • General
  • Country

  • Malawi
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