FACTORS CONSIDERED DIRECT AGENTS OF DEFORESTATIONAND MAIN FOCUS OF THIS RESEARCH

TYPE OF FACTOR

TYPE OF CHANGE

EXPECTED PRESSURE

1) ARABLE AND PERMANENT CROPLAND

POSITIVE

INCREASING

 

 

 

2) PERMANENT PASTURE LAND

POSITIVE

INCREASING

 

 

 

3) GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT

POSITIVE

INCREASING

 

 

 

4) PAVED ROAD AND RAILROAD TRACK LENGTH

POSITIVE

INCREASING

 

 

 

5) AGRICULTURAL TRADE BALANCE

POSITIVE

INCREASING

 

 

 

6) FRESH BOVINE MEAT TRADE BALANCE

POSITIVE

INCREASING

 

 

 

7) TOTAL EXTERNAL DEBT

POSITIVE

INCREASING

 

 

 

8) ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

POSITIVE

INCREASING

 

 

 

9) INDUSTRIAL ROUNDWOOD PRODUCTION

POSITIVE

INCREASING

 

 

 

10) FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL PRODUCTION

POSITIVE

INCREASING

 

 

 

11) TOTAL POPULATION

POSITIVE

INCREASING

 

 

 

 

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