Socio-economic impacts of private land use investment on ruralcommunities: Industrial forest plantations in Niassa, Mozambique




East Africa has experienced an increase of private land use investments in the past years. Rural householdshave consequently faced crucial changes in their livelihoods. This paper explores the socio-economicimpacts of industrial forest plantations on rural communities in Niassa, Mozambique. According to ourresults private forest plantations have the potential to positively impact local people’s wealth and well-being, if enough emphasis is given to minimizing the negative impacts. The household survey data of218 observations from five villages were analyzed using binary and multinomial logistic regression anal-yses. The study shows that forest plantations have threatened the basis of traditional rural livelihoodsby reducing the availabi...


Land Use Policy




0.1016/j.landusepol.2015.11.011


- Niassa


- Inglês


- Nenhuma restrição


- Biodiversidade Florestal


- Artigo com revisão pelos pares e teses universitárias


- Legal e Política (Leis, regulamentos, planos de acção de estratégias, etc)


- Reserva Nacional do Niassa



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