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From Farmers to Loggers: The Role of Shifting Cultivation Landscapes in Timber Production in Cameroon

Robiglio, Valentina; Lescuyer, Guillaume; Cerutti, Paolo


This article focuses on timber sourced from the agricultural areas in the shifting cultivation landscapes of the Central Region of Cameroon. Data about volumes marketed in urban centres, harvesting operations and on-farm timber management are used to discuss the ecological impact of small-scale logging and its sustainability in the long term. An opportunistic association exists between small-scale logging and agricultural land uses, determined mostly by the abundance of valuable species in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Small-scale Forestry
DOI: 10.1007/s11842-012-9205-3


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