Planning complex agro-ecosystems: The case of analog forestry (2016)

Authors: F. Recanati, G. Guariso, M. Saini, and Sergio Vilchez Mendoza
Location: Madre de Dios region, Peru

Madre de Dios is a region in Peru extensively affected by deforestation. The livelihood of the local communities depends on seasonal activities, which results in fluctuating annual income. The authors use mathematical tools to optimize the analog forest design to support the economy and also to preserve biodiversity in the Peruvian Amazon.