Forest and land-use practices in Philippine uplands : national level analysis based on eight villages
delos Angeles, Marian S.
Ygrubay, Lota A.
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The Forest/Land-use Practices in the Philippines Study (FLUPPS) investigates forest and landuse practices of the rural poor across various sites. It focuses on the potential relationships between forest, tree-use patterns and land-use practices taking into account: a. forest-related policies and development programs in the national level; b. social, economic and tenurial characteristics of households; and c. conditions specific to the communities' studied. Four investigators gathered information on the household-level through surveys on (1) social and economic conditions of 50 respondents in each eight study sites; (2) forest and tree-use practices of 25 households in each of the same sites; and (3) case analysis of village-specific issues. Additionalinformation on fuelwood use was generated in six of the eight villages.