Arresting Deforestation and Resource Degradation in the Forest Margins of the Humid Tropics Policy, Technology, and Institutional Options for Western Brazil: Final Report.

TitleArresting Deforestation and Resource Degradation in the Forest Margins of the Humid Tropics Policy, Technology, and Institutional Options for Western Brazil: Final Report.
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsVosti S
ContactAuthorasb@cgiar.org
Pagination58
InstitutionInternational Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Environment and Production Technology
CityWashington, DC
KeywordsAmazon, Deforestation, Farmers, forest margin Brazil
AbstractIntroduction; Key messages for regional and national policymakers and the IDB; Farmer objectives, concepts, contexts, and observed deforestation and land use patterns; Factors influencing deforestation and the use of cleared land-evidence from field research; Obstacles to decreasing deforestation rates; Relevance to forest margin areas outside the western Brazilian amazon; Capacity-strengthening-objectives, activities, and accomplishments; Lesson learned; The way forward; Appendix A- list of outputs. MP-8 publications (Brazil and Washington, D.C.); Figures.
URLhttp://ifpri.worldcat.org/title/arresting-deforestation-and-resource-degradation-in-the-forest-margins-of-the-humid-tropics-policy-technology-and-institutional-option-for-western-brazil/oclc/709685777&referer=brief_results