Economics of Forestry and Rural Development: An Empirical Introduction from Asia

Economics of Forestry and Rural Development: An Empirical Introduction from Asia

by William F. Hyde
     
 


An empirical overview of social forestry in Asia and how it relates to community development and household behavior
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An empirical overview of social forestry in Asia and how it relates to community development and household behavior

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ISBN-13:
9780472111442
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
12/07/2000
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.14(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Introduction
1A General Statement: Nineteen Hypotheses about Forestry and Rural Development3
Pt. 2Background
2Forest Environments as Attractants for Human Migration: The Philippines in the 1980s29
3Some General Features of Household Forestry in Nepal43
Pt. 3Household Production and Consumption, and the Adoption of New Technologies
4Household Fuel Production and Consumption, Substitution, and Innovation in Two Districts of Nepal57
5Innovation and Adoption in Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province87
Pt. 4Regional Supply and Demand
6Estimates of Economic Supply from Physical Measures of the Forest Stock: An Example from Eight Developing Countries103
7Regional Fuelwood Production and Consumption in Nepal: With Implications for Local Adoption of New Forestry Practices121
Pt. 5Secure Rights
8Secure Forest Tenure, Community Management, and Deforestation: A Philippine Policy Application151
9Rural Reform and China's Forestry Sector: Rational Farmer Expectations and the Case for a Stable Policy Environment181
Pt. 6Additional Perspective
10Common Property Resources and the Dynamics of Rural Poverty: Field Evidence from the Dry Regions of India203
11Trees as a Source of Agricultural Sustainability: Agroforestry in China223
Pt. 7Conclusions
12Social Forestry Reconsidered243

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