Marie Michael Library

Title

Land tenure and deforestation: interactions and environmental implications

Author

Dorner, Peter; Thiesenhusen, William C.

Description

This paper examines the linkages and interactions between land tenure regimes and population dynamics and human behaviour in deforestation. The structure of land tenure regimes in Asia and Latin America contribute to rural poverty and displacement of peasants and indigenous peoples. The situation in Africa is also addressed.

File No

UNRISD-DP34

Agency

UNRISD

Date

April, 1992

Subject(s)

Forestry, Environmental aspects

Pages

44