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Land use dynamics and landscape change pattern in a typical micro watershed in the mid elevation zone of central Himalaya, India
Remote sensing and GIS were used to study landscape changes from 1963-1996 in the Sadiyagad watershed in the central Himalayas of India. From 1963-1986, the total forest area was reduced by about 13% due to an increase in ...
Land, trees, and women: Evolution of land tenure institutions in Western Ghana and Sumatra
(Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute, 2001)
Widespread deforestation in many developing countries has contributed to ecological deterioration, particularly in marginal areas. Agroforestry has been potential to halt this decline and improve the livelihoods of poor ...
Gendered struggles for the Commons
(Ontario, Canada: Institute for Women's Studies and Gender Studies, University of Toronto, 2007)
This paper explores the connections between women, deforestation and its negative effects of emissions. If women are the majority of subsistent farmers in Africa, and deforestation produces emissions to the atmosphere, ...