• Corpus ID: 32742026

Economic Contributions of Forests

  title={Economic Contributions of Forests},
  • Published 2013
  • Economics

An Exploration of the Connection between Tree Cover and Selected Development Indicators in Kenya's Devolved Units

HIGHLIGHTS Tree cover helps to promote environmental stability and socio-economic development. There are limited datasets on the contribution of trees and forests to socio-economic growth at local,

Forests , inclusive and sustainable economic growth and employment

In response to paragraph 31 of resolution 13/1, the UN Forum on Forests Secretariat commissioned three background analytical studies on the contribution of forests to the achievement of the

Local Contributions of Forests to Economic Growth of Peru: A Case of Pinus radiata Plantations

SUMMARY The economic contributions from forestry sector remain relatively important in all developing economies. Over the past few decades, value added in the forestry sector of these economies has

Understanding forests' contribution to poverty alleviation : a framework for interventions in forested areas

This paper develops a broad framework to conceptualize the multiple ways forests contribute to poverty reduction and inform interventions in forest landscapes. The paper identifies five key

People in motion, forests in transition: Trends in migration, urbanization, and remittances and their effects on tropical forests

Migration is not new. In recent decades however, human mobility has increased in numbers and scope and has helped fuel a global shift in the human population from predominantly rural to urban.

Procedural Generation of Synthetic Forest Environments to Train Machine Learning Algorithms

A system that uses procedural generation to create virtual forests and collects synthetic data from these environments using virtual sensors and a semantic segmentation model trained on the generated dataset are presented.

Two Decades Progress on the Application of Remote Sensing for Monitoring Tropical and Sub-Tropical Natural Forests: A Review

Forest covers about a third of terrestrial land surface, with tropical and subtropical zones being a major part. Remote sensing applications constitute a significant approach to monitoring forests.

Forest and Society’s Welfare: Impact Assessment in Lithuania

Effective formation and implementation of forest policy can only be achieved with orientation to the most important goal—increasing society’s welfare. The global problem is, at present, that the

Contribution of Natural Forest Products to Rural Livelihoods at Mavunde and Sambandou Villages, Vhembe Biosphere Reserve, South Africa

With ~70% of the sub-Saharan population living in rural areas, more than 90% of rural African households depend on natural forest products. Although several studies in other parts of South Africa