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Forests Overview (English)

This brief talks about the World Bank's support to the countryis efforts to harness the potential of forests to reduce poverty, to better integrate forestry into economies, and to protect and strengthen the environmental role forests play locally and globally. By strengthening rights of use and access to forest areas, the World Bank works to protect the most vulnerable populations. It emphasizes the benefits from integrating different farming approaches, including crop production, livestock, and tree farming, at the landscape level, to diversify livelihoods, increase resilience to economic and climate shocks, and capitalize on natural synergies.

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Stilwell,Amy L.

Forests Overview (English). World Bank issue brief Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/925761468190164679/Forests-Overview