Marie Michael Library
Trees to meet contingencies: savings and security for the rural poor
Chambers, Robert; Leach, Melissa
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.
Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
Agriculture, Rural problems, Forestry