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This is a research project funded by the European Research Council under the Consolidator Grant Scheme. The main themes of the project relate to the role of indigenous peoples common land rights and how they impact on deforestation in the Argentinean Chaco in the province of Salta.

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The Forest Law and the loss of natural habitat in the Chaco Salteño

Graziano Ceddia and Elena Zepharovich published new research, showing the impact of land titling to IPs and the Forest Law in the province of Salta on the loss of natural habitat in the Chaco Salteño. Through statistical analysis they show that  the approval of the Forest Law in Salta has been ineffective at slowing down the … Continue reading The Forest Law and the loss of natural habitat in the Chaco Salteño

INCLUDE featured on Argentinean National Radio

Graziano Ceddia and Nicholas Bardsley, investigators within the INCLUDE project, were featured in a programme broadcasted by Radio National in Tartagal (Province of Salta). The researchers had the opportunity to briefly present the objectives of the project. At the same time they launch an invitation to the indigenous community along the Road 86 to meet … Continue reading INCLUDE featured on Argentinean National Radio

Evaluation of the legal protection of forests in Salta

In the former blog entry, the legal framework for the protection of native forests in Salta, Argentina, was described. The main tool adopted by the government is the 2007 Forest Law, which requires the use of land use planning. To facilitate the implementation of this law, the National Fund for Native Forests (FNBN) was established. Almost … Continue reading Evaluation of the legal protection of forests in Salta

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