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Economic Returns to Households Participating in Different Models of Commercial Tree Plantations in Lao PDR

Van Der Meer Simo, Alexander; Kanowski, Peter; Barney, Keith


Four tree plantation models implemented in Lao PDR and a hypothetical model were compared in terms of the projected economic benefits and those realised by participating rural households, and households' attitudes to further plantation expansion. Models comprised two forms of land-sharing plantation concessions, and contract and independent tree growing. Benefits and costs over the plantation cycle were used to calculate net present values. Tree plantations contributed most to household...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020-04-08
Type: Journal article
Source: International Forestry Review
DOI: 10.1505/146554820828671535


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