Environmental Conservation and Social Benefits of Charcoal Production in Mozambique

@inproceedings{ZorrillaMiras2018EnvironmentalCA,
  title={Environmental Conservation and Social Benefits of Charcoal Production in Mozambique},
  author={Pedro Zorrilla-Miras and Mansour Ousmane Mahamane and Marc J. Metzger and Sophia Baumert and Frank Vollmer and Ana Catarina Luz and Emily Woollen and Almeida Sitoe and Genevieve Patenaude and I. Nhantumbo and Casey M. Ryan and James Venn Paterson and Maria Julieta Matediane and Natasha Ribeiro and Isla Grundy},
  year={2018}
}
Charcoal is an important source of energy and income for millions of people in Africa. Its production often drives forest degradation and deforestation which have impacts on the local people that remain poorly understood. We present a novel methodology for analysing the contribution of woodland ecosystem services (ES) to rural wellbeing and poverty alleviation, which takes into account access mechanisms to ES, trade-offs between ES, and human response options. Using a participatory approach, a… CONTINUE READING
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