Policy sequencing to reduce tropical deforestation

  title={Policy sequencing to reduce tropical deforestation},
  author={Paul R. Furumo and Eric F. Lambin},
  journal={Global Sustainability},
Non-technical summary Tropical deforestation continues apace despite a proliferation of commitments made by companies and governments to control it. Halting and reversing deforestation requires multiple, complementary interventions by state and non-state actors at different scales. We argue that the order in which these instruments and actors are introduced into the policy mix matters. Sequences of interventions from case studies in Latin America show that government commitment is a critical… 

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