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December 2006
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A thematic study on “Urban and peri-urban forestry” focuses on the potentials and constraints for urban forestry development at regional and sub-regional levels considering the current experience and future prospects of urbanization in the region that is expected to take place in the next 15 years. As a complement to this thematic Urban and peri-urban forestry study, a livelihoods analysis of the contribution of forests and trees to urban poor livelihoods has been carried out the Sub-programme on access to natural resources of the Livelihood Support Programme (GCP/INT/803/UK). This paper presents the analysis. It represents part of an area of work on linkages between access to forest resources and poverty in West and Central Asia.

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Knuth, L.
Economic and Social Development Department
Palmer, David (SDAA)

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