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Development that doesn’t deforest: Study points to path forward for local infrastructure projects
A groundbreaking study of 40,000 local infrastructure projects in Cambodia finds the program by-and-large created economic gains while not hastening forest loss.
Is it possible for infrastructure not to hurt forests?
A recently published study in JAERE finds that certain types of local infrastructure projects can improve rural livelihoods AND forest conditions, but important caveats apply.
Impacts of a large-scale titling initiative on deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
Benedict Probst, Ariel BenYishay, Andreas Kontoleon, Tiago N. P. dos Reis
Exploring the Socioeconomic Co-benefits of Global Environment Facility Projects in Uganda Using a Quasi-Experimental Geospatial Interpolation (QGI) Approach
Daniel Runfola, Geeta Batra, Anupam Anand, Audrey Way, Seth Goodman
Linking Local Infrastructure Development and Deforestation: Evidence from Satellite and Administrative Data
Christian Baehr, Ariel BenYishay, Bradley Parks
Long-term Impact Evaluation of the Malawi Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement Program
Ariel BenYishay, Kristen Velyvis, Katherine Nolan, Lila Kumar Khatiwada, Carrie Dolan, Danice Brown Guzman, Tom Purekal, Arif Mamun, Sara Wilf
Assessing the Causal Impact of Chinese Aid on Vegetative Land Cover in Burundi and Rwanda Under Conditions of Spatial Imprecision
Robert Marty, Seth Goodman, Michael Le Few, Carrie Dolan, Ariel BenYishay, Daniel Runfola