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Poverty reduction through commercial forestry: What evidence? What prospects?

James Mayers


This paper aims to provide a summary review of the evidence on commercial forestry’s ability to reduce poverty. It also tries to identify some of the factors that can enhance this ability and some of the challenges ahead for commercial forestry to be more pro-poor.

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  • IIED code: G02227
  • Published: Jul 2006 - Yale University
  • Theme: Forests
  • Language: English

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