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Economic models of tropical deforestation

a review

by David Kaimowitz

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Published by Center for International Forestry Research in Bogor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Kaimowitz & Arild Angelsen.
ContributionsAngelsen, Arild., Center for International Forestry Research.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17394503M
ISBN 10979876417X
OCLC/WorldCa40216004

Country case studies investigate key factors that influence the economics of tropical deforestation and land use. Articles illustrate how innovative economic models can be used effectively to investigate a range of important influences on tropical land use changes in . Deforestation: Causes, Effects and Control Strategies 5 deforestation are maintained. Indeed some 31 countries do not even make the list because they have already removed most of their forests and even if that remain are seriously fragmented and degraded. The changes in area of forest by region and subregion are shown in table Size: KB.

The most spatially explicit models and econometric analysis of tropical forest management focus on the forests included in protected area networks, which are still subject to illegal deforestation pressure. Spatial tropical forest management modeling work defines land conservation values as stemming from the configuration and contiguity of the. This volume examines some causes of tropical deforestation and explores forest valuation issues in the context of a protected area project. Part A (Chapters 1 and 2) sets out the context of tropical deforestation and loss of biological diversity and provides a framework for examining the economic value of forests.

@article{osti_, title = {The role of bank credit for cattle raising in financing tropical deforestation: An economic case study from Panama}, author = {Ledec, G}, abstractNote = {Panama's rapid deforestation for cattle pasture is causing serious environmental problems, as well as negative economic and social consequences. Bank credit encourages deforestation by making cattle pasture. Many economic models attempt at explaining the causes of deforestation. Against such a background, this book provides two perspectives: (1) an informed account of the causes of deforestation at different levels of economy and reviews and discussions on certain non-forest sector policies, global environmental markets and biodiversity Author: Richard Jegatheeswaran Culas.


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Economic models of tropical deforestation by David Kaimowitz Download PDF EPUB FB2

As international concern over tropical deforestation has grown over the last ten years, researchers have sought to understand the causes of deforestation and possible solutions using quantitative economic models. This book reviews the results and methodology of over of these models and synthesizes the main lessons that can be learned from them.

Higher agricultural prices, lower wages, less. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Responsibility: David Kaimowitz and Arild Angelsen. As international concern over tropical deforestation has grown over the last 10 yr, researchers have sought to understand the causes of deforestation and possible solutions by using quantitative economic models.

This book reviews the results and methodology of > of these models and synthesizes the main lessons that can be learned from by:   As international concern over tropical deforestation has grown over the last ten years, researchers have sought to understand the causes of deforestation and possible solutions using quantitative economic models.

This book reviews the results and methodology of over of these models and synthesizes the main lessons that can be learned from by: Downloadable. This article, which synthesizes the results of more than economic models analyzing the causes of tropical deforestation, raises significant doubts about many conventional hypotheses in the debate about deforestation.

More roads, higher agricultural prices, lower wages, and a shortage of off-farm employment generally lead to more deforestation. As international concern over tropical deforestation has grown over the last ten years, researchers have sought to understand the causes of deforestation and possible solutions using quantitative economic models.

This book reviews the results and methodology of over of these models and synthesizes the main lessons that can be learned from them. This article, which synthesizes the results of more than economic models analyzing the causes of tropical deforestation, raises significant doubts about many conventional hypotheses in the.

This synthesis of the results of more than economic models analyzing the causes of tropical deforestation brings into question many conventional hypotheses upon deforestation. The outputs are usually a plot of economic output against time based on the speed and trajectory of the health and economic responses.

These models all get one thing wrong – Author: Nishan Degnarain. Tropical Deforestation - A Socio-Economic Approach offers a new perspective on the economic imperatives which encourage indigenous populations to encroach upon their own forests, and shows how action against deforestation must form part of a wider movement to improve both the living conditions of the local inhabitants and the durability of Cited by:   We use under-explored municipality level datasets to assess the recent economic and policy determinants of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon.

We estimate yearly panel data models (from to ) for municipalities in the region. The results show that recent deforestation is increasing with economic activity and is also affected by economic incentives, measured by fluctuations in Cited by:   Kaimowitz D, Angelsen A () Economic models of tropical deforestation: a review.

CIFOR, Bogor, p Google Scholar Kaimowitz D, Smith J () Soybean technology and the loss of natural vegetation in Brazil and by: 9. TROPFORM, the only model that can be used for policy analysis on a global scale, models several factors determining land use and leading (eventually) to deforestation.

This model will be discussed in Author: C. Jepma. NASA Tropical Deforestation Research NASA remote-sensing technology has become the backbone of worldwide efforts to quickly, routinely, and reliably assess trends in tropical deforestation. Since the s, the Landsat series of satellites has provided high-resolution imagery (resolution means “level of detail”) of changes in tropical Author: Rebecca Lindsey.

The expansion of road networks in ecologically sensitive areas like the Amazon Basin or the Indo-Malayan tropical forests of Southeast Asia has increased deforestation. One study showed that percent of deforestation occurs within 5 km of a road or navigable river.

Get this from a library. Tropical deforestation: a socio-economic approach. [C J Jepma] -- The author uses a specially developed, integrated model of the underlying socio-economic causes of tropical deforestation to demonstrate the role and contributions of those in the timber trade, and.

Deforestation, clearance, clearcutting or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees from land which is then converted to a non-forest use. Deforestation can involve conversion of forest land to farms, ranches, or urban use.

The most concentrated deforestation occurs in tropical rainforests. About 31% of Earth's land surface is covered by forests. Downloadable. The paper investigates the complex system of causes affecting tropical deforestation at a worldwide level.

There is no generally accepted theory in the deforestation literature to indicate which variables should be included in a model of deforestation at an aggregate global level. The paper begins, therefore, by presenting an analytical structure based on formal farm household.

tropical deforestation is a critical piece of any international emissions reduction regime, in particular if atmospheric concentrations of CO 2 are to remain below the often-cited figure of ppm. There is broad agreement that tropical nations need some form of economic incentive to reduce deforestation,Cited by: 'Barbier's book will bring to the forefront the oft-neglected role of natural resources in the development process.

The range of this book is remarkable, weaving together as it does both solid economic theory and abundant analysis of what is actually going on in the developing world today, while also providing a fascinating tour of resources through economic history as well as thoughtful Author: Edward B.

Barbier. >> Read more Tropical Forests Can Tolerate Climate Change, but There Are Limits (Thu, 28 May ) the protection of forests from deforestation as well as stopping the >> Read more Make every action count (Thu, 28 May ) gases, air and water pollution, deforestation, and more.This book truly represents the result of a North–South collaborative effort between the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) in Rio de Janeiro, the University of California in San Diego (UCSD), the Catholic University in La Paz, Bolivia, The London School of Economics in the UK, and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) in Bogor, Indonesia.Synthesizes the results of more than economic models analyzing the causes of tropical deforestation.

Raises significant doubts about many conventional hypotheses in the debate about deforestation. More roads, higher agricultural prices, lower wages, and a shortage of off-farm employment generally lead to more deforestation.