Forest management relies on understanding and managing the interaction of people and communities with forests. An understanding of the key social and economic factors is therefore critical to the effective management of forest resources. This book outlines the most common social and economic research techniques that are used to investigate the way in which people interact with forests.
SECTION 1: Widely-Used Techniques for Data Collection
SECTION 2: Financial and Economic Analysis
SECTION 3: Techniques for Estimating and Recognising the Multiple Benefits of Forests
SECTION 4: Social Research Techniques
SECTION 5: Modelling the Interactions between People and Trees
SECTION 6: Research in the Wider Context