Implications of carbon forestry for local livelihoods and leakage

@article{Dyer2013ImplicationsOC,
  title={Implications of carbon forestry for local livelihoods and leakage},
  author={George A. Dyer and Maria Nijnik},
  journal={Annals of Forest Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={71},
  pages={227-237}
}
An inequitable distribution of the costs and benefits of carbon forestry could undermine its role in tackling climate change, but safeguarding local livelihoods could undercut its effectiveness. We simulate a reforestation program in a densely populated locality in central Mexico to analyze indirect land-use change, or leakage, associated with the program and its implications for local livelihoods. An agent-based, general equilibrium model simulates scenarios that deconstruct the sources of… CONTINUE READING
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