Social and Ecological Synergy: Local Rulemaking, Forest Livelihoods, and Biodiversity Conservation

@article{Persha2011SocialAE,
  title={Social and Ecological Synergy: Local Rulemaking, Forest Livelihoods, and Biodiversity Conservation},
  author={Lauren Persha and Arun Agrawal and Ashwini Chhatre},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={331},
  pages={1606 - 1608}
}
Participation in tropical forest governance by local people results in positive outcomes for conservation and subsistence. Causal pathways to achieve social and ecological benefits from forests are unclear, because there are few systematic multicountry empirical analyses that identify important factors and their complex relationships with social and ecological outcomes. This study examines biodiversity conservation and forest-based livelihood outcomes using a data set on 84 sites from six… Expand

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