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Interventions for Achieving Sustainability in Tropical Forest and Agricultural Landscapes

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dc.contributor.author Newton, Peter
dc.contributor.author Agrawal, Arun
dc.contributor.author Wollenberg, Lini
dc.date.accessioned 2013-05-17T17:14:35Z
dc.date.available 2013-05-17T17:14:35Z
dc.date.issued 2013 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10535/8826
dc.description.abstract "The rapid expansion of commodity agriculture in tropical forest landscapes is a key driver of deforestation. To meet the growing demand from a more prosperous and expanding global population, it is imperative to develop sustainable commodity supply chains that support higher agricultural productivity, and that enable improved environmental, economic, and social outcomes. Interventions by community, market, and state actors can enhance the sustainability of supply chains by affecting where and how agricultural production occurs. These interventions--in the form of novel or moderated institutions and policies, incentives, or information--can influence producers directly or achieve their impacts indirectly by influencing consumer, retailer, and processor decisions. Global datasets were used to document the trends in deforestation and commodity agriculture production and a framework was developed to facilitate analyses of commodity supply chains across multiple interventions, commodities, and countries. The framework can be used to compare and explain the impacts of different types of supply chain interventions. The paper demonstrates how the framework can be used by generating hypotheses about decisions and choices of different actors and likely effects on commodity agriculture expansion." en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries CAPRi Working Paper, no. 110 en_US
dc.subject climate change en_US
dc.subject deforestation en_US
dc.subject greenhouse effect en_US
dc.subject livelihoods en_US
dc.subject sustainability en_US
dc.title Interventions for Achieving Sustainability in Tropical Forest and Agricultural Landscapes en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.type.methodology Case Study en_US
dc.publisher.workingpaperseries CGIAR Systemwide Program on Collective Action and Property Rights (CAPRi), International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC en_US
dc.subject.sector Agriculture en_US
dc.subject.sector Forestry en_US

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