Title: Cattle ranching, land use and deforestation in Brazil, Peru and Ecuador
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 Material Information
Title: Cattle ranching, land use and deforestation in Brazil, Peru and Ecuador
Series Title: Cattle ranching, land use and deforestation in Brazil, Peru and Ecuador
Physical Description: 17 leaves : ill. and maps ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Wood, Charles H
University of Florida -- Center for Latin American Studies
Publisher: Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville Fla
Publication Date: 1998
 Subjects
Subject: Ranching -- Amazon River Region   ( lcsh )
Land use -- Amazon River Region   ( lcsh )
Deforestation -- Amazon River Region   ( lcsh )
Genre: bibliography   ( marcgt )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: Brazil
Peru
Ecuador
 Notes
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (leaves 14-15).
Statement of Responsibility: principal investigator: Charles H. Wood.
General Note: Cover title.
General Note: Dates: Begin May 1, 1999, End Date April 30, 2003."
General Note: Typescript.
General Note: Pages may be missing.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00083005
Volume ID: VID00002
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 213386667

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SCattle Ranching, Land Use and
Deforestation in Brazil, Peru and
Ecuador













Assumptions

* The expansion of cattle ranching and the
use of unsustainable pasture management
practices are major determinants of
deforestation.


Assumptions

* The expansion of cattle ranching and the
use of unsustainable pasture management
practices are major determinants of
deforestation.
* We can understand the factors that drive the
expansion of unsustainable ranching and
hence deforestation by answering three
questions:

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Final Report


I. Regional Studies
A. Brazil
B. Peru
C. Ecuador


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Time Line


Year 1:
Year 2:
Year 3:
Year 4:


Brazil field work
Peru & Ecuador field work
Comparative Analysis
Publication & Dissemination


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Final Report

I. Regional Studies
A. Brazil
B. Peru
C. Ecuador
II. Comparative Analyses
III. Policy Implications
Appendix
Methodology
Capacity Building





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Year 1


Workshop in Belem
Field work
Wrap up
Report deadline
Outside reviews
Meeting of Cons. Exec


June 8-14
June 15-Jul 25
Jul 26-Jul 30
Oct. 1
Dec 1
March


Year 2

1. Workshop in Tingo Maria
2. Field work Peru & Ecuador
3. Wrap up
4. Report deadline
5. Outside reviews
6. Meeting of Cons. Exec


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Year 3


1. Workshop in Quito
Comparative Analysis
Discussion of Policy Implications
2. Data Closure
3. Report deadline
4. Outside Reviews
5. Meeting of Cons. Exec.


Year 4

1. Manuscript Preparation and deadline
2. Public presentation of results in Brasilia
3. Dissemination and publication of results







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ORGANIZATION CHART

Lead Inst'n
UF Wood

Lat Am UF
Project Coord Project Coord
J.F. Tourrand R. Porro
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PESACRE Peru Ecuador
Proj. Coord Proj Coord Proj Coord


Executive Committee












Field Research Teams
Year I1

* 4 Sites in Brazil
* 4 Teams of varying size
* In field for 5 weeks
* Part-time presence of reps from Peru and
Ecuador
* Designated Field Team Leader
* 4 Day wrap-up at the end

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Field Team Mission

Deploy existing knowledge
Carry out field research
In order to respond to schedule of questions
a. Why cattle
b. Determinants of pasture mgt choices
c. How marketing chains affect
a and b.
Write up
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Guiding Principles

* Delegated authority
* Flexibility within an established framework
a. Schedule of questions to answer
b. General methodological consensus





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Guiding Principles

* Delegated authority
* Flexibility within an established framework
a. Schedule of questions to answer
b. General methodological consensus
* Accountability
a. Outside review of reports
b. Payment upon acceptance of report


Methodological consensus

* What the method IS NOT:
Sample survey using close-ended
questionnaire
* What the method IS:
In-depth interviews with key informants
Sensitive to drivers that operate at
macro, meso and micro scales













Methodological Consensus

* What the research design IS NOT:
An attempt to characterize all major
regions in Brazil, Peru and Ecuador
* What the research design IS:
Select minimum number of maximally
different regions for the purposes of
comparison


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Resources to Partner Institutions

* Hiring of personnel for field work
* Funded graduate assistant (years 1 and 2)
* Equipment




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