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Forest Peoples in the Central African Rain Forest: Focus on the Pygmies

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Type: Journal Article
Author: Dembner, Stephen
Journal: Unasylva
Volume: 47
Page(s): 3-7
Date: 1996
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10535/8437
Sector: Forestry
Social Organization
Region: Africa
Subject(s): conservation
sustainability
tropics
rain forests--economics
Abstract: "This article describes the life of the central African pygmy people and highlights their relationship with neighbouring farmers as being valuable for the economic, social and sustainable use of the rain forests. It points out that the nomadic lifestyle of the indigenous peoples is potentially compatible with the sustainable exploitation of the forest, often more so than are 'sedentarization' programmes. The authors affirm that biological al diversity exists in central Africa because of human habitation and that excluding human beings from large areas of forest will not conserve the present biological al diversity."

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