CIFOR at 2016 IUFRO Regional Congress for Asia and Oceania

Forests for Sustainable Development: The Role of Research

24 - 27 October, Beijing, China.

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Trends, drivers and impacts of changes in swidden cultivation in tropical forest-agriculture frontiers: a global assessment

Trends, drivers and impacts of changes in swidden cultivation in tropical forest-agriculture frontiers: a global assessment

Authors: Van Vliet, N.; Mertz, O.; Heinimann, A.; Langanke, T.; Pascual, U.; Schmook, B.; Adams, C.; Schmidt-Vogt, D.; Messerli, P.; Leisz, S. J.; Castella, J.C.; Jørgensen, L.; Birch-Thomsen, T.; Hett, C.; Bech-Bruun, T.; Ickowitz, A.; Vu, K.C.; Yasuyuki, K.; Fox, J.; Padoch, C.; Dressler, W.; Ziegler, A.D.

Publication Year : 2012

This meta-analysis of land-cover transformations of the past 10–15 years in tropical forest-agriculture frontiers world-wide shows that swidden agriculture decreases
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