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Forest diversity, tobacco production and resource management in Tanzania

Sauer, Johannes, Abdallah, Jumanne M. (2007) Forest diversity, tobacco production and resource management in Tanzania. Forest Policy and Economics, 9 (5). pp. 421-439. ISSN 1389-9341. (doi:10.1016/j.forpol.2005.10.007) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:3212)

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Abstract

This paper aims to deliver empirical evidence on the links between production efficiency, biodiversity, and resource

subsistence nature of tobacco production in Tanzania suggests that most power-driven equipments, fertilizers and sustainable

expand their production, tobacco farmers heavily substitute such inputs by an increasing use of wood. Hence, an increasing

a first step the efficiency of tobacco production bordering the Miombo woodlands in Tanzania as well as investigates factors for

woodlands and tobacco production efficiency as well as between diversity and the type of institutional arrangement with respect

sample, showing a significant positive effect of the curing technology–i.e., the design of the barn–and the source of the

production efficiency and forest diversity as well as between community-based arrangements and forest diversity is revealed.

sustainability in Tanzania. It finally supports property rights-based institutional arrangements for the management of forest

resources as such motivate the sustainable management of unreserved forest resources.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.forpol.2005.10.007
Uncontrolled keywords: Forest diversity; Efficiency analysis; Resource management; DEA; 2SLS
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > Agri-Environment Economics
Depositing User: Suzanne Duffy
Date Deposited: 14 May 2008 07:21 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 13:38 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/3212 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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