Kilti
 Pyebwa,
 the
 Culture
 of
 Trees:
 The
Value
 of 
Local
 Knowledge
 in
 Coupled
Social‐Ecological
 Systems
 of
 Rural
 Haiti


Haiti’s area of forest cover has dropped from 80% to less than 2% since the arrival of foreign influence in 1492. Yet, Haitians remain closely intertwined with the environment, depending on trees for food, shade, building materials, medicine, and protection against hurricanes.

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 Pyebwa,
 the
 Culture
 of
 Trees:
 The
Value
 of 
Local
 Knowledge
 in
 Coupled
Social‐Ecological
 Systems
 of
 Rural
 Haiti


A Tree Grows in Haiti: A Suitability and Political Ecological Analysis of Potential Bamboo Reforestation in Haiti

n Haiti's largely agrarian society as well as in many other islands in the Caribbean, deforestation has become an issue that has long term, negative consequences for the livelihood of farmers and the ability of the nation as a whole to rebound after natural disasters, a frequent occurrence in Haiti.

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