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VIDEO Pam Jagger - PEN: Forest tenure and linkages to poverty

Pam Jagger - PEN: Forest tenure and linkages to poverty

Pam Jagger, a CIFOR Associate and Assistant Professor from the University of North Carolina conducted and analysed surveys in the Pen project about forest tenure at both the village and household levels. She looked at the formal owners of the forests, who the de-facto uses are and what types of...
VIDEO Ronnie Babigumira - Wealth-driven deforestation

Ronnie Babigumira - Wealth-driven deforestation

Ronnie Babigumira, a CIFOR Research Fellow explains about the preliminary results of the PEN project. They found that households each clear an average of 1.3 hectares of forest annually, mostly for growing crops. Interestingly, the wealthiest 20 percent of rural households are clearing 30 percent more land than the poorest...
VIDEO Terry Sunderland, CIFOR Senior Scientist

Terry Sunderland, CIFOR Senior Scientist

Terry Sunderland, CIFOR senior scientist, talks at the London PEN conference in June, 2011 about the research that is being undertaken to understand the obstacles to women's participation in decisions about forest resources, particularly at regional and community scales. Research was undertaken in selected communities to try to promote greater...
VIDEO Measuring Livelihoods and Environmental Dependence

Measuring Livelihoods and Environmental Dependence

CIFOR's Principal Economist, Sven Wunder, discusses why this book was produced, and what is covered in the book. Thousands of surveys on rural livelihoods in developing countries are conducted every year. Unfortunately, many suffer from weaknesses in method and problems in implementation. Quantifying household dependence on multiple environmental resources such...


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