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Company-Community Logging Contracts in Amazonian Settlements: Impacts on Livelihoods and NTFP Harvests

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As a result of government-sponsored colonization, more than 500000 km2 of the Brazilian Amazon is managed by settlement households. By law, 80% of this land must remain as standing forest. In this study, we examine the potential for timber harvesting through company-community partnerships (CCPs) as a means to increase forest-based revenue without compromising household use of non-timber forest products (NTFPs). Using participatory rural appraisal, resource diaries, and household questionnaire...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Plant Sciences
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Journal:
ECOLOGY AND SOCIETY
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2009-06-05
EISSN:
1708-3087
ISSN:
1708-3087
URN:
uuid:2641bc25-1ff9-40f0-ab0d-a1708e1e5b01
Source identifiers:
41300
Local pid:
pubs:41300

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