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The Evolution of Certified Teak Grower Groups in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR: An Action Research Approach

Ling, Stuart; Smith, Hilary; Xaysavongsa, Lamphoune; Laity, Richard


Tree grower groups have been promoted by governments and development programs worldwide as a means to generate income and improve the livelihoods of smallholders by generating economies of scale and improving their bargaining power. In Luang Prabang province, Lao PDR, three plantation teak grower groups were examined using an action research approach over a 4-year period between 2013 and 2016, with the aim of fostering improved returns to group members. At the beginning of the study, it was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Small-scale Forestry
DOI: 10.1007/s11842-018-9391-8


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