Socio-economic impacts of private forest investment on local livelihoods in Niassa, Mozambique




The low population density and consequent high land availability in Niassa, Mozambique have attracted foreign private forest investments. Since 2005 forest companies have acquired the right to establish forest plantations in the area, which naturally affects the livelihoods in communities located close by. This study aimed to analyse the impact of forest plantations on the livelihood and wealth of local communities. The main objectives were the evaluation of impacts on natural resources, livelihood strategies and differences in the experienced impacts between different wealth groups. With these objectives, household interviews, focus group meetings and key informant interviews were held in five different villages in the province of...


University of Helsinki Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry Department of Forest Sciences






- Niassa


- Inglês


- Nenhuma restrição


- Biodiversidade Florestal


- Artigo com revisão pelos pares e teses universitárias


- Economia, Comércio e Medidas de Incentivo


- Reserva Nacional do Niassa



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