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www.brinccexpedition.org
BRINCC Expedition
Dominic Rowland
ZSL Erasmus Darwin 2014
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About BRINCC Expedition
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About BRINCC Expedition
Source: Hansen et al (2013)
High_Resolution Global Maps of 21st
Century Forest Cover Change,
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About BRINCC Expedition
Threats to the forest
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About BRINCC Expedition
Aims:
• Landscape scale conservation and management using biological and
social criteria to e...
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About BRINCC Expedition
People Orientated Research
•Participatory and GIS mapping of
• Community forest and tradition...
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BRINCC Social Research
Participatory mapping
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BRINCC Social Research
Resource Use and Land Use
• Focus Group Discussions (e.g.
timelines and seasonal calendars)
•P...
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BRINCC Social Research
Livelihood Economics
• Analyse the transition between
subsistence and market based
economy
•Ga...
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BRINCC Social Research
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  1. 1. www.brinccexpedition.org BRINCC Expedition Dominic Rowland ZSL Erasmus Darwin 2014
  2. 2. Logo About BRINCC Expedition
  3. 3. Logo About BRINCC Expedition Source: Hansen et al (2013) High_Resolution Global Maps of 21st Century Forest Cover Change, Science, Vol. 342 no. 6160 pp 850- 853, doi: 10.1126/science.1244693
  4. 4. Logo About BRINCC Expedition Threats to the forest
  5. 5. Logo About BRINCC Expedition Aims: • Landscape scale conservation and management using biological and social criteria to establish priorities. • Land use types; productive land, protected areas, community forest, traditional forest, remote and inaccessible areas. • Connect land uses through wildlife corridors and buffer zones to create a fluid mosaic landscape.
  6. 6. Logo About BRINCC Expedition People Orientated Research •Participatory and GIS mapping of • Community forest and traditional forest • Sites of cultural and spiritual importance • Ecosystem services •Social science research focussing on • Land use by local people • Livelihoods and forest resources • Economic value of forest resources to communities • The political ecology of land use by local people and companies Biodiversity Surveys in Community Forest
  7. 7. Logo BRINCC Social Research Participatory mapping
  8. 8. Logo BRINCC Social Research Resource Use and Land Use • Focus Group Discussions (e.g. timelines and seasonal calendars) •Pebble Distribution Method •Formal and informal interviews •Questionnaires •Types of forest and use patterns •Species used for food, medicine, trade, construction, fuel etc
  9. 9. Logo BRINCC Social Research Livelihood Economics • Analyse the transition between subsistence and market based economy •Gain understanding of local perspectives on impacts on livelihoods and forest •Understand concerns and benefits of resource extraction to the local communities
  10. 10. Logo BRINCC Social Research Thank you for listening.

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