Forests and Rural Development

This book provides an overview of the complex challenges and opportunities related to forest-based rural development in the tropics and subtropics. Applying a socio-ecological perspective, the book traces the changing paradigms of forestry in rural development throughout history, summarizes the majo...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Pretzsch, Jürgen (Editor), Darr, Dietrich (Editor), Uibrig, Holm (Editor), Auch, Eckhard (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:Tropical Forestry
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Paradigms
  • The Challenges Facing Forest-Based Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics
  • Land Management Systems at the Interface Between Forestry and Agriculture
  • Organizational Changes in Forest Management
  • Creating Rural Employment and Generating Income in Forest-Based Value Chains
  • At the Interface of Culture, Development and Forests: Insights from Bolivia and Kenya
  • Extension Services for Rural Development
  • Payment Schemes for Environmental Services – Challenges and Pitfalls with Respect to Effectiveness, Efficiency and Equity
  • Financing Forests for Rural Development
  • Land Use Planning for Sustainable Forestry
  • Forest Governance and Sustainable Rural Development
  • Prospects for Forest-Based Rural Development