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2021-10-30Zeitschriftenartikel DOI: 10.18452/24487
Indigenous Family Labor in Agroforestry Systems in the Context of Global Transformations: The Case of the Inga and Camëntsá Communities in Putumayo, Colombia
dc.contributor.authorVandreé Julián, Palacios Bucheli
dc.contributor.authorCárcamo Mallen, Robert Williams
dc.contributor.authorÁlvarez Macías, Adolfo
dc.contributor.authorCoral, Claudia
dc.contributor.authorBokelmann, Wolfgang
dc.date.accessioned2022-04-20T13:12:52Z
dc.date.available2022-04-20T13:12:52Z
dc.date.issued2021-10-30none
dc.identifier.other10.3390/f12111503
dc.identifier.urihttp://edoc.hu-berlin.de/18452/25155
dc.description.abstractThe Camëntsá and Inga indigenous communities still rely on agroforestry systems for their livelihood attainment, although globalization effects have also reached their settlements. Agroforestry systems, especially home gardens, are experiencing reduced size and species diversity and therefore gradually disappearing. This research aims to determine the indigenous family labor contribution to agroforestry systems as a strategy to secure their livelihoods. The methods include a census, household survey, interviews with key informants, and direct observation. Family labor contributes to reducing production costs in agroforestry systems. Three groups of households were identified from the cluster analysis to determine the family labor contribution: smaller, medium-sized, and larger farms. The smaller farms register better economic indicators compared to the other two groups. In addition, they show a positive cost–benefit ratio and profitability, which is explained by lower production costs compared to the gross income generated. Although larger farms have higher gross revenues, these households also assume higher production costs and incur higher input costs. Medium-sized farms face the worst scenario. There is a relationship between the use of family labor and the achievement of livelihoods related to economic indicators and biodiversity and the variety of species harvested on farms and used for self-consumption. Family labor helps to ensure local food security and generate income.eng
dc.language.isoengnone
dc.publisherHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin
dc.rights(CC BY 4.0) Attribution 4.0 Internationalger
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.subjectagrisilviculturaleng
dc.subjectagrosilvopastoraleng
dc.subjectbiodiversityeng
dc.subjectsocioeconomic transformationseng
dc.subjectsilvopastoraleng
dc.subject.ddc630 Landwirtschaft und verwandte Bereichenone
dc.titleIndigenous Family Labor in Agroforestry Systems in the Context of Global Transformations: The Case of the Inga and Camëntsá Communities in Putumayo, Colombianone
dc.typearticle
dc.identifier.urnurn:nbn:de:kobv:11-110-18452/25155-1
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.18452/24487
dc.type.versionpublishedVersionnone
local.edoc.container-titleForestsnone
local.edoc.pages16none
local.edoc.anmerkungThis article was supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Open Access Publication Fund of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.none
local.edoc.type-nameZeitschriftenartikel
local.edoc.institutionLebenswissenschaftliche Fakultätnone
local.edoc.container-typeperiodical
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local.edoc.container-publisher-placeMDPInone
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local.edoc.container-volume12none
local.edoc.container-issue11none
dc.description.versionPeer Reviewednone
local.edoc.container-articlenumber1503none
dc.identifier.eissn1999-4907

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