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Poverty and Forestry: A Case Study of Kyrgyzstan with Reference to Other Countries in West and Central Asia (LSP Working Paper No 13)

By Robert J Fisher, Kaspar Schmidt, Brieke Steenhof and Nurlan Akenshaev


This paper contributes to the first thematic area by using a case study of Kyrgyzstan to show how access to forests in West and Central Asia can contribute to poverty reduction through sustainable livelihood approaches. The study supports FAO’s Forestry Outlook Study which aims to better understand the dynamics and relationships between societies and nature and particularly the role of the forestry sector in socio-economic development

Topics: FoR 1604 (Human Geography)
Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Year: 2004
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