Forests and Communities

Alternative Business and Tenure Models

Borona, G. (2014). Exploring the link between forests, traditional custodianship and community livelihoods: The Case of Nyambene forest in Kenya. The Forestry Chronicle 90(5): 586-591Hajjar, R., M.F. Tomaselli and R.A. Kozak (2013).  Community Forests in BC:  Lessons from Abroad.  Silviculture Magazine, Summer 2013:10-12.

Hajjar, R., R.A. Kozak, H. El-Lakany and J.L. Innes (2013).  Community Forests for Forest Communities:  Integrating Community-Defined Goals and Practices in the Design of Forestry Initiatives.  Land Use Policy 34(2013):158-167.

Tomaselli, M.F., J.A. Timko and R.A. Kozak (2013).  Assessing Small and Medium Forest Enterprises’ Access to Microfinance:  Case Studies from The Gambia.  Journal of Development Studies 49(3):334-347.

Alemagi, D., R. Hajjar, S. David and R.A. Kozak (2012).  Benefits and Barriers to Certification of Community-Based Forest Operations in Cameroon:  An Exploratory Assessment.  Small-Scale Forestry 11(4):417-433.

Hajjar, R., R.A. Kozak and J.L. Innes (2012).  Is Decentralization Leading to “Real” Decision-Making Power for Forest-Dependent Communities?  Case Studies from Mexico and Brazil.  Ecology and Society 17(1):12.

Tomaselli, M.F., J.A. Timko and R.A. Kozak (2012).  The Role of Government in the Development of Small and Medium Forest Enterprises: Case Studies from The Gambia.  Small-Scale Forestry 11(2):237-353.

Hajjar, R., D.G. McGrath, R.A. Kozak and J.L. Innes (2011). Framing Community Forestry Challenges with a Broader Lens:  Case Studies from the Brazilian Amazon.  Journal of Environmental Management, 92(2011):2159-2169.

Tomaselli, M.F. and R. Hajjar (2011). Promoting Community Forestry Enterprises in National REDD+ Strategies: A business approach. Forests. 2(1): 283-300.

Alemagi, D. (2010).  A Comparative Assessment of Community Forest Models in Cameroon and British Columbia, Canada.  Land Use Policy 27(3): 928-936.

Molnar, A., P. Mbile, S. Bandiaki, R.A. Kozak, K. Canby and M. France (2010). Small Scale, Large Impacts: Transforming Central and West African Forest Industry and Trade to Improve Sustainable Development, Growth and Governance. Rights and Resources Initiative, Washington, DC, 39 pp.

Valencia-Sandoval, C., D.N. Flanders and R.A. Kozak (2010). Participatory Landscape Planning and Sustainable Community Development: Methodological Observations from a Case Study in Rural Mexico. Landscape and Urban Planning 94(2010):63-70.

Kozak, R.A., W.C. Spetic, H.W. Harshaw, T.C. Maness and S.R.J. Sheppard (2008). Public Priorities for Sustainable Forest Management in Six Forest Dependent Communities of British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38(12):3071-3084.

Kozak, R.A. (2007). Spotlights – Alternative Business Models for Forest-Dependent Communities in Africa: A Pragmatic Consideration of Small-Scale Enterprises and a Path Forward. Madagascar Conservation and Development 4(2):76-81.

Molnar, A., R.A. Kozak and A. White (2007). The Changing Face of Forest Industry and Trade. Arborvitae (the WWF/IUCN Forest Conservation Newsletter) 33(May 2007):8-9.

Kozak, R.A. (2007). Small and Medium Forest Enterprises: Instruments of Change in the Developing World. Rights and Resources Initiative, Washington, DC. 34 pp.

Kozak, R.A. (2005). Research and Resource Dependent Communities: A World of Possibilities. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 6(2):55-62.

Kozak, R.A. and C. Hartridge (2000). Shared Facilities: A Model for Forest Dependent Communities in British Columbia. The Forestry Chronicle 76(1):151-158.

Kozak, R.A., C. Hartridge, E.N. Sicad, R. Stoldt and T.C. Maness (1998). Researching a Shared Use Manufacturing Facility as a Test Model for Forest Dependent Communities in BC. Forest Renewal BC, Victoria, British Columbia. 35 pp.

Communities, Health and Livelihoods

Barona, G. (2014). Exploring the link between forests, traditional custodianship and community livelihoods: The Case of Nyambene forest in Kenya. The Forestry Chronicle 90(5): 586-591

Hajjar, R., E. McGuigan, M. Moshofsky and R.A. Kozak (2014).  Opinions on Strategies for Forest Adaptation to Future Climate Conditions in Western Canada: Surveys of the General Public and Leaders of Forest-Dependent Communities.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 44(12):1525-1533.

Timko, J.A. (2014). An Analytical Framework for Assessing the Impacts of Jatropha Curcas on Local Livelihoods. Conflict and Cooperation over Natural Resources in the Global South:  Conceptual Approaches (eds. Bavinck, M., L. Pellegrini, and E. Mostert). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group. Pages 173-191

Ferster, C.J., N.C. Coops, H.W. Harshaw, R.A. Kozak and M.J. Meitner (2013). An Exploratory Assessment of a Smartphone Application for Public Participation in Forest Fuels Measurement in the Wildland-Urban Interface. Forests 4:1199-1219.

Alemagi, D., R. Hajjar, Z. Tchoundjeu and R.A. Kozak (2013). Cameroon’s Environmental Impact Assessment Decree and Public Participation in Concession-Based Forestry: A Case Study of Eight Forest-Dependent Communities. Journal of Sustainable Development 6(10):8-24.

Timko, J.A. (2013). Exploring the Links between HIV/AIDS and Forests in Malawi: Morbidity, Mortality, and Changing Dependence on Forest Resources. Ecological Health: Society, Ecology and Health. Advances in Medical Sociology, Volume 15 (ed. Gislason, M). Emerald Group Publishing Limited: London, UK.

Timko, J. (2013).  Exploring Forest-Related Coping Strategies for Alleviating the HIV/AIDS Burden on Rural Malawian Households.  The International Forestry Review 15(2):230-240.

Timko, J.  (2011).  HIV/AIDS, Forests and Futures in Sub- Saharan Africa.  STEPS Working Paper 43, Brighton: STEPS Centre.

Alemagi, D. and R.A. Kozak (2010). Illegal Logging in Cameroon: Causes and the Path Forward. Forest Policy and Economics 12(8):545-561.

Timko, J.A., R.A. Kozak and J.L. Innes (2010). HIV/AIDS and Forests in Sub-Saharan Africa: Exploring the Links Between Morbidity, Mortality, and Dependence on Biodiversity. Biodiversity 11(1&2):45-48.

Timko, J.A., P.O. Waeber and R.A. Kozak (2010). The Socio-Economic Contribution of Non-Timber Forest Products to Rural Livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa: Knowledge Gaps and New Directions. The International Forestry Review 12(3):284-294.