EMPIRICAL FINDINGS

TRICHOTOMY FORM

FACTORS CONSIDERED DIRECT AGENTS OF DEFORESTATION

BELIZE

COSTA

RICA

EL SALVADOR

GUETEMALA

HON

DURAS

NICA

RAGUA

PANA

MA

CEN

TRAL AMERICA

1-- ARABLE AND PERMANENT CROPLAND

 

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

2--PERMANENT PASTURE LAND

 

1

0

1

1

1

 

1

3--GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT

 

1

1

1

1

2

 

1

4--TOTAL PAVED ROAD AND RAILROAD LENGTH

 

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

5--AGRICULTURAL TRADE BALANCE

 

1

2

2

2

2

 

2

6--BOVINE MEAT TRADE BALANCE

 

2

2

2

2

1

 

2

7--EXTERNAL DEBT

 

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

8--ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

 

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

9--FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL PRODUCTION

 

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

10--INDUSTRIAL ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

 

2

1

2

2

2

 

2

11--TOTAL POPULATION

 

1

1

1

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOCAL SIMPLE MAJORITY PERCEPTIONS

TRICHOTOMY FORM

LOCAL OFFICIALS 

FACTORS CONSIDERED DIRECT AGENTS OF DEFORESTATION

BELIZE

COSTA

RICA

EL SALVADOR

GUETEMALA

HON

DURAS

NICA

RAGUA

PANA

MA

CEN

TRAL AMERICA

1-- EXPANSION OF THE AGRICULTURAL FRONTIER

 

VI

VI

VI

VI

VI

 

VI

2--EXPANSION OF CATTLE RANCHING FRONTIER

 

VI

I

VI

I

VI

 

VI

3--LEVELS OF NATIONAL INCOME

 

NI

VI

I

I

VI

 

I

4--CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS AND RAILROAD TRACKS

 

NI

NI

NI

NI

NI

 

NI

5--EXPORTS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

 

I

I

NI

NI

NI

 

NI

6--EXPORTS OF LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS

 

NI

NI

NI

NI

NI

 

NI

7--EXTERNAL DEBT

 

NI

NI

NI

NI

I

 

NI

8--PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF ROUNDWOOD

 

VI

I

I

I

I

 

VI

9--PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL

 

NI

VI

VI

VI

VI

 

VI

10--PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF INDUSTRIAL ROUNDWOOD

 

I

I

I

I

I

 

I

11--POPULATION LEVELS

 

I

VI

I

I

I

 

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRACTICE-LOCAL SIMPLE MAJORITY PERCEPTION TYPOLOGIES

TRICHOTOMY FORM 

FACTORS CONSIDERED DIRECT AGENTS OF DEFORESTATION

BELIZE

COSTA

RICA

EL SALVADOR

GUETEMALA

HON

DURAS

NICA

RAGUA

PANA

MA

CEN

TRAL AMERICA

1-- ARABLE AND PERMANENT CROPLAND

 

VI1

VI1

VI1

VI1

VI1

 

VI1

2--PERMANENT PASTURE LAND

 

VI1

I0

VI1

I1

VI1

 

VI1

3--GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT

 

NI1

VI1

I1

I1

VI2

 

I1

4--TOTAL PAVED ROAD AND RAILROAD LENGTH

 

NI1

NI1

NI1

NI1

NI1

 

NI1

5--AGRICULTURAL TRADE BALANCE

 

I1

I2

NI2

NI2

NI2

 

NI2

6--BOVINE MEAT TRADE BALANCE

 

NI2

NI2

NI2

NI2

NI1

 

NI2

7--EXTERNAL DEBT

 

NI1

NI1

NI1

NI1

I1

 

NI1

8--ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

 

VI1

I1

I1

I1

I1

 

VI1

9--FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL PRODUCTION

 

NI1

VI1

VI1

VI1

VI1

 

VI1

10--INDUSTRIAL ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

 

I2

I1

I2

I2

I2

 

I2

11--TOTAL POPULATION

 

I1

VI1

I1

I1

I1

 

I1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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