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A Political , Legal and Economic Framework for Sustainable Forest Management in Cameroon . Concerted Initiatives to Save the Rainforests

  title={A Political , Legal and Economic Framework for Sustainable Forest Management in Cameroon . Concerted Initiatives to Save the Rainforests},
  author={Gregor Sieb{\"o}ck},
Currently there exist no examples of sustainable forest management (SFM) in Cameroon, despite the fact that in 1994 the national forestry law was changed considerably with the aim of creating a framework for sustainable resource management. Annual deforestation rates are high and population growth, poverty, fuelwood collection, agricultural encroachment, and unsustainable logging are generally considered as the underlying driving forces. This direct causal relationship, however, is an… 

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