Bene fi ts and costs of deforestation by smallholders : Implications for forest conservation and climate policy

@inproceedings{Cacho2015BeneFT,
  title={Bene fi ts and costs of deforestation by smallholders : Implications for forest conservation and climate policy},
  author={Oscar J. Cacho and S. Milne and Ricardo Monreal Gonz{\'a}lez and Luca Tacconi},
  year={2015}
}
a r t i c l e i n f o Deforestation is a leading cause of biodiversity loss and an important source of global carbon emissions. This means that there are important synergies between climate policy and conservation policy. The highest rates of deforestation occur in tropical countries, where much of the land at the forest frontier is managed informally by smallholders and where governance systems tend to be weak. These features must be considered when designing policies to reduce emissions from… CONTINUE READING