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Role of capital in enhancing participation of women in commercial forestry: A case study of the Sawlog Production Grant Scheme (SPGS) project in Uganda

Role of capital in enhancing participation of women in commercial forestry: A case study of the Sawlog Production Grant Scheme (SPGS) project in Uganda

Key messages

  • Commercial forest plantations are important in meeting the increasing global demand for wood products.
  • Establishing commercial forest plantations requires substantial capital investment.
  • Women are often constrained in their access to and control over resources such as land and capital to invest in commercial forestry.
  • Well-packaged, long-term incentive schemes can enhance participation of women in commercial forestry.

Authors: Kakungulu, Z.

Topic: forests, plantations, wood, women

Geographic: Uganda

Series: GLF Brief no. 2

Pages: 4p

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

Publication Year: 2018


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