American Journal of Environmental and Resource Economics

Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018

  • Using ArcGIS to Analyze Land Availability for Rwanda’s Forest Area Expansion

    Aline Umutoni, Wukui Wang

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 31-39
    Received: 14 November 2018
    Accepted: 18 December 2018
    Published: 18 January 2019
    Abstract: In 2015 forest area of Rwanda was only limited to 19.5%. Rwanda’s goal is to extend its forests area 30% of its total land area by 2035 in order to meet the requirements of International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and International Union for the Conservation of Nature; ITTO/IUCN guidelines for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiv... Show More