Socio-ecological costs of Amazon nut and timber production at community household forests in the Bolivian Amazon

  title={Socio-ecological costs of Amazon nut and timber production at community household forests in the Bolivian Amazon},
  author={Marlene Soriano and Frits Mohren and Nataly L Ascarrunz and Wolfram Dressler and Marielos Pe{\~n}a-Claros},
  booktitle={PloS one},
The Bolivian Amazon holds a complex configuration of people and forested landscapes in which communities hold secure tenure rights over a rich ecosystem offering a range of livelihood income opportunities. A large share of this income is derived from Amazon nut (Bertholletia excelsa). Many communities also have long-standing experience with community timber management plans. However, livelihood needs and desires for better living conditions may continue to place these resources under… CONTINUE READING
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