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Consumption and Vulnerability Among Foragers and Horticulturalists in the Rainforest of Honduras

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  • Wong, Grace Y.
  • Godoy, Ricardo
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 31 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 8 (August)
    Pages: 1405-1419

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    1. Morsello, Carla & Delgado, Juliana Aparecida da Silva & Fonseca-Morello, Thiago & Brites, Alice Dantas, 2014. "Does trading non-timber forest products drive specialisation in products gathered for consumption? Evidence from the Brazilian Amazon," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 100(C), pages 140-149.

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