USAID’s Enduring Legacy in Natural Forests: Livelihoods, Landscapes, and Governance

This study captures and highlights the major results of USAID’s efforts in ensuring that communities benefit from natural forest management. The history of USAID forestry programs is chronicled in this summary (Volume One); the complete study (Volume Two: Study Results and Volume Three: Focus Country Profiles); the accompanying bibliographic database; and other materials, which are designed to assist the agency in formulating and evaluating policy and programmatic recommendations for future natural forest management programming.

This trilogy highlights USAID’s efforts to improve community benefits from natural forest management through the promotion of Livelihoods, Landscapes, and Governance.

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Robert Clausen and Amelia Hube
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
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