This chapter examines forest and agricultural land-use changes in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) region of Bangladesh. The CHT region contains more than 40% of the total forest cover of the country. Although forest resources in the region have been historically important for the well-being of the local population and the national economy, their sustainable use and management remains challenging.
Topic: landscape, tropical, agriculture, agrarian reform
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. 190-233Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.