Forests, Policies and People on the Central American Agricultural Frontier

  • David Kaimowitz
  • Julio Paupitz
  • Anja Nygren
Part of the World Forests book series (WFSE, volume 1)


Forests cover somewhere between 17 and 19 mill. ha of the Central American isthmus. Most of this is broadleaf forest located on the Atlantic side of the isthmus, although Honduras, Nicaragua, and Guatemala also have large pine forests in the central mountains, and small mangrove forests can be found in many coastal areas (Table 26.1).


Broadleaf Forest World Resource Institute Military Conflict Agrarian Reform Frontier Area 
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  • David Kaimowitz
  • Julio Paupitz
  • Anja Nygren

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