Marie Michael Library

Title

Trees to meet contingencies: savings and security for the rural poor

Author

Chambers, Robert; Leach, Melissa

Description

Trees have increasing importance and potential as savings and security for the poor, of whom many already plant, protect and retain trees as part of their livelihood strategies. Problems and potentials of using trees as "savings banks" are examined, including ownership rights, marketing and prices.

File No

IDS-DP228

Agency

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Date

January, 1987

Subject(s)

Agriculture, Rural problems, Forestry

Pages

22