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New York Botanical Garden
Resource Management in Tropical Forests


Christine Padoch is a Curator in the Institute of Economic Botany of the New York Botanical Garden. An ecological anthropologist by training, she has studied smallholder agriculture, agroforestry, and forest management in many areas of the humid tropics, including Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Amazon floodplain in Brazil and Peru. She is currently working on a book about the diversity, complexity, and dynamism is smallholder resource management.