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Forests 2016, 7(9), 209; doi:10.3390/f7090209

Incentives and Constraints of Community and Smallholder Forestry

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Center for Integrated Area Studies, Kyoto University, 46 Shimoadachichou, Kyoto 606-8501, Sakyoku, Japan
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Center for African Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
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Natural Resources Institute Finland, Helsinki FI-00790, Finland
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Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor Barat 16115, Indonesia
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Received: 12 September 2016 / Accepted: 14 September 2016 / Published: 16 September 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Incentives and Constraints of Community and Smallholder Forestry)
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This editorial introduces the special issue: Incentives and constraints of community and smallholder forestry. The special issue contains nine papers, listed in a table in the main text. The editorial reviews briefly some key elements of our current understanding of community and smallholder forestry. The editorial also briefly introduces the nine papers of the special issue and points out how they link to the debate among academics and specialists on community and smallholder forestry. Finally, the editorial highlights the new elements that the nine papers contribute to our understanding of community and smallholder forestry, before it concludes at the end. View Full-Text
Keywords: communal logging; forest policy and governance; enabling conditions for community forestry; forest sector reforms; REDD+; forest transition communal logging; forest policy and governance; enabling conditions for community forestry; forest sector reforms; REDD+; forest transition
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de Jong, W.; Galloway, G.; Katila, P.; Pacheco, P. Incentives and Constraints of Community and Smallholder Forestry. Forests 2016, 7, 209.

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