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PhD and Masters Theses

The following PEN-related publications are authored by PEN partners or PEN resource people, names in bold, and use PEN methods and/or data, or were at least partly funded by PEN

Almeyda Zambrano, A.M. 2012. The Political Ecology of Forest conversion in Southwest Amazonia: A tri-national frontier study. PhD Dissertation. Anthropology Department, Stanford University. Stanford, USA.

Pouliot, M. 2012. Environmental reliance, poverty and human health in West Africa. Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, PhD thesis, 220pp.

Tesfaye, Y. 2011. Participatory Forest Management for Sustainable Livelihoods in the Bale Mountains, Southern Ethiopia. Faculty of Forestry Department of Forest Products, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala.

Chhetri, B.B.K. 2010. Livelihoods, Forests, and Poverty in the Nepal Himalaya. PhD Dissertation. Division of Economics, Policy and Management Planning, Danish Centre for Forests, Landscape and Planning, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Unpublished.

Rahman , S.A. 2010. Thesis title:  Sustainable Forest Management for Poverty Reduction through Agroforestry Options in the Uplands of Eastern Bangladesh. Dept. of Sociology, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh (Degree awarded in January 2012).

Rojas, O. E. 2010. Relaciones entre el ingreso forestal, educación, salud y estado del bosque en seis comunidades de San Agustín Acasaguastlán, Guatemala (Relationship among forest income, education, health and forest status in six villages of San Agustín Acasaguastlán, Guatemala). M.Sc. thesis. Faculty of Agronomy. University of San Carlos of Guatemala. 47 pp.

Hegde, R. 2010. Payments for Ecosystems Services and Farm Household Behavior: The Case of Carbon in Mozambique's Agro-forests. PhD Dissertation, successfully defended on 9 April 2010. Faculty of Graduate Studies in Forestry at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Kar, S.P. 2010. Non-timber Forest Products Utilization and Livelihood Development in Bangladesh, PhD Dissertation (defended on March 3, 2010, final version yet to be submitted by April 12, 2010), School of Forest Resources, The Pennsylvania State University, USA. http://etda.libraries.psu.edu/theses/approved/WorldWideIndex/ETD-4584/index.html

Nielsen, Ø.J. 2009. Rural Livelihoods, Coping Strategies and Forests in Mozambique. PhD thesis, Center for Forest, Landscape and Planning, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, 119pp.

Rayamajhi, S. 2009. Forest dependency, livelihoods and conservation of high altitude forests in Nepal. PhD thesis, Center for Forest, Landscape and Planning, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, 142pp.

Duchelle, A. 2009. Conservation and livelihood development in brazil nut-producing communities in a tri-national amazonian frontier. University of  Florida, Gainesville, USA.

Tieguhong, J.C. 2009. Ecotourism for sustainable development: economic valuation of recreational potentials of protected areas in the Congo Basin. Unpublished PhD Thesis, University of KwaZulu-Natal, xxii + 259 pp.

Bakkegaard, R.K. 2008. Forests and poverty: forest contributions to household economies in western Democratic Republic of Congo. MSc thesis, Center for Forest, Landscape and Planning, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, 102pp.

Wyman, M. 2008. Conservation initiatives, land-use decisions, and forest cover within protected areas: A study of the Community Baboon Sanctuary, Belize.  PhD thesis.  University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Ndiaye, M.T.Y. 2008. A Descentralização Florestal no Senegal: Impactos Socioeconômicos e Ecológicos. PhD Thesis, 229 p. Universidade Federal Rural de Rio de Janeiro, CPDA (Engish: Forestry Descentralization in Senegal: Socioeconomical and Ecological Impacts. PhD Thesis, 229 p. Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, CPDA, Brazil)

Jagger, P.Can Forest Sector Devolution Improve Rural Livelihoods? An Analysis of Forest Income and Institutions in Western Uganda.

Prado Córdova, J.P. 2007. Conservation by cultivation: linkages between an endangered endemic fir (Abies guatemalensis Rehder) and peasant economies in the western highlands of Guatemala. PhD thesis, Department of Ecology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, 170pp.

Pham Thi VAN, 2007. Rural household livelihoods in Forestland – Cat Ba national park: A case study of five communes, Cat Hai, Hai Phong, VietNam. A thesis for the Master Degree of Geographical Science. Ha Noi National University of Education. 112 p. (in English).

Nguyen Thi Thanh LAN, 2007. Used of livelihood capitals in agriculture production in Cat Ba, Cat Hai, Hai Phong . A thesis for the Master Degree of Geographical Science. Ha Noi National University of Education. 116 p. (in Vietnamese).