Land for my grandchildren: land-use and tenure change in Ratanakiri 1989-2007 | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
December 2008
Resource Language: 
75 p.

This paper draws on case studies from three communities in Ratanakiri to illustrate
both the forces driving land-use and tenure change as well as how effective community stewardship can guide agricultural transitions. The study combines a time series of remotely sensed data from 1989 to 2006 to evaluate changes in land use, and relates this data to in-depth ground truth observations and social research from three villages: Krala, Leu Keun and Tuy. The remote sensing data indicates that in Krala, over the sixteen year study period, protected forest areas remained virtually intact, while total forest cover declined at a rate of only 0.86 per year.

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Fox, Jefferson M. McMahon, Dennis

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