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Does secure land tenure save forests? A review of the relationship between land tenure and tropical deforestation

@inproceedings{Robinson2011DoesSL,
  title={Does secure land tenure save forests? A review of the relationship between land tenure and tropical deforestation},
  author={B. Robinson and M. B. Holland and L. Naughton-Treves},
  year={2011}
}
Deforestation and degradation are tied to a complex array of socioeconomic and political factors. Many assume that among the most important of these factors is land tenure and land tenure security. This paper reviews past literature connecting forest outcomes and land tenure to better understand broad relationships between land tenure form, land tenure security and forest outcomes. From a theoretical perspective, clear and secure forest tenure can have either a positive or negative impact on… CONTINUE READING
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