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    Author(s): Donald F. Dennis; Michel Masozera
    Date: 2009
    Source: In: Klenosky, David B.; Fisher, Cherie LeBlanc, eds. Proceedings of the 2008 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 2008 March 30 - April 1; Bolton Landing, NY. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-42. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 115-121.
    Publication Series: Other
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    The continued delivery of ecosystem services produced in tropical areas is essential to economic prosperity and human welfare. The success of tropical land protection strategies may depend on the input and support of local people, who often have an intimate and dependent relationship with the land. This study uses conjoint analytic techniques to assess and analyze local stakeholder values with respect to establishment and regulation of two large protected areas in Madagascar. The primary focus is on survey design and analytical methods. Preliminary analyses indicate that watershed protection was the most important attribute for local stakeholders and that there are regional differences in the preferences of local stakeholders.

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    Dennis, Donald F.; Masozera, Michel. 2009. An analysis of local stakeholder values for tropical protected areas in Madagascar. In: Klenosky, David B.; Fisher, Cherie LeBlanc, eds. Proceedings of the 2008 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 2008 March 30 - April 1; Bolton Landing, NY. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-42. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 115-121.

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