Semi-arid forest in Iran provides food and fuel, generating income for rural households and supporting grazing in the dry season for goats and sheep.
People and forests are connected. Study after study confirms this linkage, and it is known that hundreds of millions of rural people around the world either derive a portion of their livelihoods from the forest or are deeply dependant on forests in some way.
New sourcebook gives countries a better way to measure the role of forests in rural livelihoods
Publication Year : 2016
National socioeconomic surveys in forestry: Guidance and survey modules for measuring the multiple roles of forests in household welfare and livelihoods
Authors: Bakkegaard, R.Y.; Agrawal, A.; Animon, I.; Hogarth, N.J.; Miller, D.C.; Persha, L.; Rametsteiner, E; Wunder, S.; Zezza, A.