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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010

    Deforestation and forest degradation account for up to 20% of the total annual anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. As a result, current approaches to address climate change include strategies to reduce deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD). Even though REDD is still under discussion within the UNFCCC framework, many REDD pilot projects are being implemented across the tropics.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014

    Land use and land cover dynamics are a result of the interactions between human activities and the environment. The objective of this thesis is to analyze Amazonian land use and land cover pattern dynamics in order to identify the underlying system dynamics. By combining empirical statistical models and Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping, feedbacks in the human-environment system can be explored to identify more sustainable development pathways.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014

    Het bestand LGN7 geeft voor Nederland landsdekkende informatie over landgebruik. Het is een rasterbestand met een resolutie van 25*25 m hetgeen overeenkomt met een 1:50.000 schaal. Het bestand geeft een tijdsbeeld van het landgebruik voor 2012 dat voor zowel beleidsanalyses als voor modelinput is te gebruiken. In het bestand worden 39 verschillende typen landgebruik onderscheiden die geaggregeerd worden naar de acht monitoringsklassen: agrarisch gebied, kassen, boomgaarden, bossen, water, stedelijk gebied, infrastructuur en natuur.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013

    This report discusses improvements of MAGNET in order to improve the analysis of land use change and forestry dynamics. In the standard approach only a difference is made between agricultural land, non-used land that can be potentially used for agriculture, and land that never can be used for agriculture. In the new approach different other land cover types like built - up area and forestry are distinguished.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017

    Community families throughout tropical regions derive an important share of their income from multiple forest products, with generally positive outcomes on their livelihoods. The production of these products in a multiple-use forest management scheme (MFM, the production of multiple forest products within a single management unit) encompasses many (yet) unknown socioeconomic and ecological feedbacks.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1994

    This report presents an analysis of the nature of both indigenous and professionally sponsored community forest management systems in two districts in Tanzania. It describes various types of internally generated forest and tree management systems. It demonstrates that a gap exists between indigenous and externally sponsored management systems. In the externally sponsored projects, the concept of participation implies that rural people should participate in professionals' projects, rather than that professionals should participate in the livelihood projects of rural people.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016

    The rising global population has increased the demand for food, renewable energy and other materials. Yet at the same time to meet this demand requires land and the amount of available land is finite. Considering the importance of land and ecosystems in providing benefits for human, I conducted four independent research on the socio-economic and biophysical aspects of ecosystem service, in Central Kalimantan Province, Indonesia.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2015

    There is a growing consensus that producer organizations are critically important for the sustainable use of natural resources. Representing the collective voices of farmers and forest-dependent people, indigenous groups and rural communities, producer organizations provide essential services to their members and are the building blocks of local democracy. Formal or informal, effective producer organizations identify and agree upon the means to manage their natural resources.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2007

    This paper explores the conflicts between badly-affected local communities and logging and mining companies and analyzes how such conflicts can be addressed effectively.

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