publication . Article . 2019

Implication of Socio-economic Factors on Land Use and Forest Cover Changes in and Around Magamba Nature Reserve in Tanzania: Perception of Local Stakeholders

Sembosi, Solomon Jeremiah;
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  • Published: 03 Jun 2019 Journal: Advanced Journal of Social Science (issn: 2581-3358, eissn: 2581-3358, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AIJR Publisher
Abstract
Rural settlements in mountainous regions are a typical process that occurs in many places around the world and have a number of implications on the landscape. Among them is a threat it possesses to the conservation and management of Afromontane ecosystems. This study assessed the socio-economic factors that drive the changes in land use and forest cover and the extent of land use and vegetation cover in and around Magamba Nature Reserve. Focus group discussion, direct field observation and household survey were used to acquire socio-economic information ...
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free text keywords: Forest cover, Land use, Cover changes, Magamba Nature Reserve, Tanzania, Socio-economic
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