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Impacts of large-scale forest restoration on socioeconomic status and local livelihoods: what we know and do not know

Literature: Journal Articles

Adams, C., Rodrigues, S. T., Calmon, M. and Kumar, C. 2016. Impacts of large-scale forest restoration on socioeconomic status and local livelihoods: what we know and do not know. Biotropica, vol. 48, pp. 731–744. doi:10.1111/btp.12385

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Affiliations

  • School of Arts Sciences and Humanities (EACH) and Institute of Energy and Environment (IEE), University of São Paulo (USP), 03828-000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • Department of Anthropology and The Ostrom Workshop, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN, 47405-7100, USA
  • STR Consultancy, 05451-090 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • Global Forest and Climate Change Programme, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Washington, DC 20009, USA

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Description

  • The authors focus on the limited evidence that forest landscape restoration (FLR) improves local livelihoods.
  • They note that oftentimes whether livelihoods will improve is dependant on other variables and can vary greatly.
  • Finally, the authors call for longer term monitoring with better indicators.

Geographical Region

  • General
  • Other-China
  • Ecosystems

  • General
  • Country

  • China
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