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More than the Trees: A Comparative Study of the Contribution of Four Tree Plantation Models to Rural Livelihoods in Lao PDR

Van Der Meer Simo, Alexander


This thesis explores how four different models of tree plantation established for forest production in Lao PDR (Laos) contributed to the livelihoods of participating households in four purposely-selected villages. The case study tree plantation models comprised two forms of 'land-sharing' concessions for eucalypts (Eucalyptus hybrids), and one each of contract eucalypt growing and farmer-led agroforestry using yang bong (Persea kurzii). Their implementation in Laos offered an opportunity for...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/N5K4-7810


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