Land-use change and its influence on rural livelihoods, food security and biodiversity conservation in the Southwest Region of Cameroon

Land-use change and its influence on rural livelihoods, food security and biodiversity conservation in the Southwest Region of Cameroon

This scoping study aims to give a preliminary overview of historical land uses, the underlying drivers of land-use change and the impacts on rural communities in the Nguti area of Southwest Cameroon. The information presented in this report was gathered through a literature review, collection of secondary data and scoping field visits. A reconnaissance survey, community meetings and participatory rural appraisals were undertaken in three focal villages in the Nguti district.

Authors: Asaha, S.; Deakin, E.L.

Topic: landscape, tropical, agriculture, agrarian reform

Geographic: Cameroon

Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia

Publication Year: 2016

Source: E.L. Deakin, M. Kshatriya, T.C.H. Sunderland (eds.) Agrarian change in tropical landscapes. 54-90


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