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.

Conclusions: Agrarian change – a change for the better?

Conclusions: Agrarian change – a change for the better?

Perceived wisdom suggests that rural communities with better access to markets, transportation and intensive agricultural systems are better fed and fiscally better off than those in the proximity of more isolated, forested landscapes (cf. Levang et al. 2005). But is this really the case?

Authors: Sunderland, T.C.H.; Deakin, E.L.; Kshatriya, M.

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. 302-306

Creative Commons License

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

Download Option:

Export Citation

Related viewing


CIFOR website usability survey

We're conducting research on our website and we'd love to hear from you about your experience on 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:

We really appreciate your input!

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