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Sustainable Forest Model: A systematization of experience at the Occidental Zone of Nicaragua


  • Zúniga-González, Carlos Alberto
  • Toruno, Pedro Jose
  • Flores, Marina Ruiz


The study is focused into measure as the CCM-N program has impacted where the sustainable forest model and environmental are considered in the analysis. The Balance Carbon tool was used for measuring the climate change mitigation and the approach of the systematization experience for understanding and interpreting the learned lessons. The results show a positive impact on the carbon footprint for mitigating the of greenhouse emissions, however the experiences analyzed on the survey choice indicate that is necessary to make greater organizational efforts for improving the productive process where the forest system will be an axis for the economic activities.

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  • Zúniga-González, Carlos Alberto & Toruno, Pedro Jose & Flores, Marina Ruiz, 2012. "Sustainable Forest Model: A systematization of experience at the Occidental Zone of Nicaragua," Working Papers 140547, National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, León (Unan-León), Researching Center for Applied Economic (RCAE).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:naunwp:140547

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    1. Leach, Melissa & Mearns, Robin & Scoones, Ian, 1999. "Environmental Entitlements: Dynamics and Institutions in Community-Based Natural Resource Management," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 225-247, February.
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