From forest to agroforest and logger to agroforester: a case study

  title={From forest to agroforest and logger to agroforester: a case study},
  author={Sam Fujisaka and Eva K. Wollenberg},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
This paper examines interactive change and adaptation of human and natural systems in two pioneer forest settlements in the Philippines. The forest ecosystem was converted by logging, further resource extraction by settlers, and cultivation — factors usually associated with systems degradation. Natural succession, however, was rapid because of high rainfall and abundant forest seed stocks; and because of high rainfall, weeds, insect pests, and poor soil — annual cereal and cash cropping was not… CONTINUE READING


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