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The importance of local forest benefits: Economic valuation of Non-Timber Forest Products in the Eastern Arc Mountains in Tanzania
Abstract Understanding the spatial distribution of the quantity and economic value of Non-Timber Forest Product (NTFP) collection gives insight into the benefits that local communities obtain fromExpand
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Towards transferable functions for extraction of Non-timber Forest Products: A case study on charcoal production in Tanzania
Abstract Mapping the distribution of the quantity and value of forest benefits to local communities is useful for forest management, when socio-economic and conservation objectives may need to beExpand
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The impact of community-based forest management and joint forest management on the forest resource base and local people’s livelihoods: Case studies from Tanzania
Center for Applied Social Sciences, University of Zimbabwe Institute for Poverty Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS)
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Mixed method approaches to evaluate conservation impact: evidence from decentralized forest management in Tanzania †
SUMMARY Nearly 10% of the world’s total forest area is formally owned by communities and indigenous groups, yet knowledge of the effects of decentralized forest management approaches on conservationExpand
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Linking science with stakeholders to sustain natural capital
readers of the arc journal will know that the eastern arc Mountains and the coastal forest region of tanzania together represent a globally important biodiversity hotspot. In addition, this region isExpand
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Role of Local Knowledge in Mixed Livestock Production Systems
Local knowledge is an important asset for smallholder farmers who operate differently in diverse crop and livestock production systems in the tropics. Various methods are needed for its acquisition,Expand
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Incentive optimising model for communities living adjacent to catchment forest reserves in Tanzania
Most Catchment Forest Reserves (CFRs) in Tanzania are managed in collaboration between government and communities through Joint Forest Management (JFM). In these forests, harvesting of timber andExpand
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Influence of forest land tenure regimes on forest condition in Uluguru mountains, Tanzania
The paper scrutinizes the current wave of forest land tenure reforms since the inception of the new forest policy in 1998. It explores which type of forestland tenure regime had more positiveExpand