Deforestation in the Teknaf Peninsula of Bangladesh: A study of political ecology

Masakazu Tani, M. Abiar Rahman

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    This book presents a political ecology study on deforestation in the Teknaf Peninsula of Bangladesh. The study's aim was to elucidate social factors contributing to processes of deforestation, including poverty, migration of refugees, forest encroachment, and power relations entailed in forest management. The individual analyses presented in the book are entirely based on primary information obtained through original field work conducted over a period of 7 years, and on remote sensing using satellite imagery and GIS techniques. The second half of the book considers reforestation approaches such as social and homestead forestry that have wider applications within developing countries.

    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherSpringer Singapore
    Number of pages204
    ISBN (Electronic)9789811054754
    ISBN (Print)9789811054747
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 31 2017

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Engineering(all)
    • Environmental Science(all)
    • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
    • Social Sciences(all)


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