El Programa de Apoyo a los Modos de Vida Sostenibles


Acceso de la población pobre a los recursos forestales -Asia Central y Occidental

Assessing the access to forest resources for improving livelihoods in West and Central Asia countries Shimizu T. (2006) Assessing the access to forest resources for improving livelihoods in West and Central Asia countries. FAO LSP WP 33. Access to Natural Resources Sub-Programme

Provides an introduction to, and a synthesis of, a “package” of FOWECA documents that assess access to forest resources for improving livelihood, and urban / peri-urban forestry in the WECA region. It gives an overview of the work carried out by the LSP in support of FOWECA and identifies the lessons learned that could be of use in future forestry projects.
Forest - poverty linkages in West and Central Asia: The outlook from a sustainable livelihoods perspective Baumann P. (2006) Forest - poverty linkages in West and Central Asia: The outlook from a sustainable livelihoods perspective. FAO LSP WP 34. Access to Natural Resources Sub-Programme.

Provides the basis for a training workshop on SLA in order to prepare national consultants for carrying out case studies in Afghanistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey (LSP Working Paper 35).
Methodology and case studies on linkages between poverty and forestry: Afghanistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey Shimizu T., and Trudel M., with case studies by Asanbaeva A., Kananian M., Naseri Gh. and Sülüşoğlu M. (2006). Methodology and case studies on linkages between poverty and forestry: Afghanistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey. FAO LSP WP 35. Access to Natural Resources Sub-Programme.

Presents the methodology used for case studies on the forest-poverty linkages in Afghanistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey. It represents part of an area of work on linkages between access to forest resources and poverty in West and Central Asia.
Poverty and forestry: A case study of Kyrgyzstan with reference to other countries in West and Central Asia Fisher R.J., Schmidt K., Steenhof B. and Akenshaev N., (May 2004) Poverty and forestry: A case study of Kyrgyzstan with reference to other countries in West and Central Asia. FAO LSP WP 13, Access to Natural Resources Sub-Programme.

It uses the case study of Kyrgyzstan to show how access to forests in West and Central Asia can contribute to poverty reduction using a sustainable livelihoods approach. The study supports FAO's Forestry Outlook Study which aims to better understand the dynamics and relationships between societies and nature and particularly the role of the forestry sector in socio-economic development.