Poverty reduction strategies have become a major framework for national planning and international development assistance. The authors make the point that very few papers examine the links between poverty and the use of forest resources stating that the contribution forestry can make to poverty reduction needs to be better understood and more effectively communicated.
Overseas Development Institute, London, UK, 4 pp.
ODI Forestry Briefing. Number 7, March 2005. Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers: making the case for forestry.