Get the CIFOR publications update

CIFOR publishes over 400 publications every year on forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy, agroforestry and much more in multiple languages.

Assessment of the value of woodland landscape function to local communities in Gorongosa and Muanza districts, Sofala province, Mozambique

Assessment of the value of woodland landscape function to local communities in Gorongosa and Muanza districts, Sofala province, Mozambique

This book is a report of a short-term research project. The project aimed to test an approach for estimating local values for landscape units and relate these to formal biodiversity conservation values in Gorongosa National Park (GNP), Sofala Province, Mozambique. First section describes the research site selection and gives short descriptions of the chosen sites: Muaredzi and Nhanchururu. Second section is about the community landscape valuations, includes also the methods and results concerning conceptual models, spatial data sets, and participatory community assessments. Vegetations inventory and generation of biodiversity conservation values are explained in third section. Section four explains the community and biodiversity conservation valuations. The last chapter synthesizes the various results together and describes the findings in terms of the land use planning process in terms of community and biodiversity evaluations.

Authors: Lynam, T.; Cunliffe, R.; Mapaure, I.; Bwerinofa, I.

Topic: woodlands,landscape,valuation,communities

Geographic: Mozambique

Pages: 111p.

Publisher: CIFOR, Bogor, Indonesia

Publication Year: 2003

ISBN: 979-3361-11-5

DOI: 10.17528/cifor/001254


Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Altmetric score:

Download Option:

Export Citation

Related viewing

Top

CIFOR website usability survey

We're conducting research on our website and we'd love to hear from you about your experience on cifor.org. This will help us make improvements and prioritize new features. The survey should only take 5 minutes, and your responses are completely anonymous.

If you have any questions about the survey, please email us: cifor@cgiar.org

We really appreciate your input!

Start survey
I don’t want to participate
Remind me later