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close this bookIndigenous Agroforestry in Latin America: a Blueprint for Sustainable Agriculture? (NRI, 1994, 24 p.)
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Further reading

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ANDERSON, A.B., MAY, P.H. and BALICK, M.J. (1990) Subsidy from Nature. New York: Columbia University Press.

ANDERSON, A.B. and POSEY, D.A. (1989) Management of tropical scrub savanna by the Gorotire Kayapo of Brazil. Advances in Economic Botany, 7: 159-173.

ARMSTRONG, G. (1991) Review of British Tropical Agricultural Mission Agroforestry Programme Bolivia. London: Overseas Development Administration.

BALICK, M.J. (1987) The economic utilization of the babassu palm: a conservation strategy for sustaining tropical forest resources. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 77(4): 215-223.

BUNYARD, P. (1989) Guardians of the forest: indigenist policies in the Colombian Amazon. The Ecologist, 19(6): 255-258.

CENTENO, J.C. (1991) The Latin American Forest Crisis. A WWF Discussion Paper, 2nd edn. Gland, Switzerland: WWF International.

COLCHESTER, M. (1989) Indian development in Amazonia: risks and strategies. The Ecologist, 19(6): 249254.

DE FREITAS, G.S. (1991) Development of the Peruvian Amazon. A WWF Discussion Paper. Gland, Switzerland: WWF International.

DENEVAN, W.M. and PADOCH, C. (1987) Introduction: the Bora Agroforestry Project. Advances in Economic Botany, 5: 1-7.

DENEVAN, W.M. and TREACY, J.M. (1987) Young managed fallows at Brillo Nuevo. Advances in Economic Botany, 5: 8-46.

DOVE, M.R. (1983) Theories of swidden agriculture, and the political economy of ignorance. Agroforestry Systems, 1: 85-99.

FEARNSIDE, P.M. (1983) Stochastic modelling in human carrying capacity estimation: a tool for development planning in Amazonia. In: The Dilemma of Amazonian Development. Moran, E.F. (ed.). Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press.

FEARNSIDE, P.M. (1989) Extractive reserves in Brazilian Amazonia. Bioscience, 39(387-393.

FEARNSIDE, P.M. (1990) Predominant land uses in Brazilian Amazonia. In: Alternatives to Deforestation. Steps Toward Sustainable Use of the Amazon Rain Forest. Anderson, A. B. (ed.). New York: Columbia University Press.

FRECHIONE, J., POSEY, D.A. and DA SILVA, L.F. (1989) The perception of ecological zones and natural resources in the Brazilian Amazon. An ethnoecology of Lake Coari. Advances in Economic Botany, 7: 260-282.

FUNDACIO NATURA (1991) The Environment in the Amazon Region: Prospects for the Year 2000. WWF Discussion Paper. Godalming, UK: WWF International.

GOMEZ-POMPA, A. and KAUS, A. (1990) Traditional management of tropical forests in Mexico. In: Alternatives to Deforestation: Steps Toward Sustainable Use of the Amazon Rain Forest. Anderson, A.B. (ed.). New York: Columbia University Press.

GRADWOHL, J. and GREENBURG, R. (1988) Saving the Tropical Forests. London: Earthscan Publications Ltd.

GROSS, A. (1990) Amazonia in the nineties: sustainable development or another decade of destruction? Third World Quarterly, 12(3): 1-24.

HECHT, S.B. (1983) Cattle ranching in the Eastern Amazon: environmental and social implications. In: The Dilemma of Amazonian Development. Moran, E.F. (ed.). Westview Press: Boulder, Colorado.

HECHT, S.B., ANDERSON, A.B. and May, P. (1988) The subsidy from nature: shifting cultivation, successional palm forests, and rural development. Human Organization, 47(1): 25-35.

HECHT, S.B. and POSEY, D.A. (1990) Indigenous soil management in the Latin American tropics: some implications for the Amazon Basin. In: Ethnobiology: Implications and Applications. Proceedings of the First International Congress of Ethnobiology. Belem: Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi.

IRVINE, D. (1989) Succession management and resource distribution in an Amazonian rain forest. Advances in Economic Botany, 7: 223-237.

JOHNSON, D.V. and NAIR, P.K.R. (1985) Perennial crop based agroforestry systems in northeast Brazil. Agroforestry Systems, 2: 281-292.

KHAN, K. (1991) Palms as key swamp forest resources in Amazonia. Forest Ecology and Management, 38: 133-142.

MAHAR, D.J. (1983) Development of the Brazilian Amazon: prospects for the 1980s. In: The Dilemma of Amazonian Development. Moran, E.F. (ed.). Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press.

MORAN, E.F. (1983a) Growth without development: past and present development efforts in Amazonia. In: The Dilemma of Amazonian Development. Moran, E.F. (ed.). Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press.

MORAN, E.F. (1983b) Government directed settlement in the 1970s: an assessment of Transamazon Highway colonization. In: The Dilemma of Amazonian Development. Moran, E.F. (ed.). Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press.

PADOCH, C., CHOTA INUMA, J., DE JONG, W. and UNRUH, J. (1987) Market-oriented agroforestry at Tamshiyacu. Advances in Economic Botany, 5: 90-97.

POSEY, D.A. (1989) Alternatives to forest destruction. Lessons from the Mebengokre Amerindians. The Ecologist, 19(241-244.

RAINTREE, J.B. and WARNER, K. (1986) Agroforestry pathways for the intensification of shifting cultivation. Agroforestry Systems, 4: 39-54.

RUDEL, T.K. (1989) Resource partitioning and regional development strategies in the Ecuadorian Amazon. GeoJournal, 19(4): 437-446.

SAWYER, D. (1990) The future of deforestation in Amazonia: a socioeconomic and political analysis. In: Alternatives to Deforestation: Steps Toward Sustainable Use of the Amazon Rain Forest. Anderson, A.B. (ed.). New York: Colombia University Press.

STRUDWICK, J. (1990) Commercial management for palm heart from Euterpe oleracea Mart. (Palmae) in the Amazon estuary and tropical forest conservation. Advances in Economic Botany, 8: 241-248.

THIELE, G. (1990) Are Peasant Farming Systems in the Amazon Sustainable? Discussion Paper No.282. University of Sussex: Institute of Development Studies.

TREECE, D. (1990) Indigenous peoples in Brazilian Amazonia and the expansion of the economic frontier. In: The Future of Amazonia. Destruction or Sustainable Development. Goodman, D. and Hall, A. (eds). Basingstoke, UK: Macmillan.

WYRLEY-BIRCH, E.A. (1991) Perennial Crops Agronomy Annual Report April 1990 to March 1991. Santa Cruz, Bolivia: British Tropical Agricultural Mission.