The carbon sequestration potential of ´analog´ forestry in Ecuador: an alternative strategy for reforestation of degraded pastures (2020)

Authors: Raúl Armando Ramos Veintimilla, David MacFarlane, and Lauren Cooper
Location: Cumandá Canton, Chimborazo province, Ecuador

Forests serve as terrestrial sinks for CO2 in the process called carbon sequestration. The study compares the carbon sequestration potential among three different land-use systems: analog forest, teak monoculture plantation, and degraded pasture.

An assessment of the contribution of an analog forest as a sustainable land-use ecosystem for the development of rural green economy in Sri Lanka (2013)

Authors: W.K.D.D. Liyanage, S.N. Gamage, G.D.C. Pushpa Kumara, and L. Xulong
Location: Bangamukande and Liyanagamakande Estate, Galle District, Sri Lanka

Bangamukande is a former monoculture plantation successfully transformed into an analog forest. The publication discusses the potential of the analog forestry system to enhance and support the rural green economy in Bangamukande Estate.

Adoption of conservation agriculture and analog forestry in Bui Division, Northwest region, Cameroon (2020)

Authors: TSI Evaristus Angwafo and Kemkia Christian Danernyuy
Location: Bui Division, Cameroon

Analog forestry was introduced in Cameroon in 2008 by a grassroots organization CENDEP (Center for Nursery Development and Era Propagation) and is supported by the government as well as by international organizations like IAFN or Rich Forests through international projects. In this article, the authors examine the extent of the adoption of analog forestry in Bui Division.

Vertebrate diversity of a regenerated forest in the South-Western wet zone of Sri Lanka with special reference to avifauna (2007)

Authors: W.K.D.D. Liyanage, L. Xulong, S.N. Gamage and D.K. Weerakoon
Location: Bangamukanda Estate, Galle District, Sri Lanka

This research documents vertebrate species in the 30 years old Bangamukanda analog forest (former tea, rubber, and cinnamon plantation), and evaluates analog forestry as a tool to preserve Bangamukanda’s biodiversity.

Application of Analog Forestry in salinized soils in the Guantanamo Valley

Authors: Abilio O‘Farrill Colebrook, Orlidia Hechavarria Kindelan, and Milagros Cobas López
Location: Guantánamo Valley, Cuba

Soil salinization affects almost 18 000 hectares of land in the Guantánamo Valley. The authors of the study assess the ability of analog forestry system to remediate salinized soils in this area.

Vertebrate fauna of Morankanda-Mukalana secondary forest patch in Sri Lanka: A checklist reported from 2004-2008 survey (2015)

Author: Hareschandra Bandula Jayaneththi
Location: Morankanda Estate, Galle District, Sri Lanka

The survey maps the vertebrate species in Morankanda secondary forest, which was partially transformed into an analog forest in 2004.

Analog forest’s contribution to biodiversity conservation; a biodiversity assessment of an analog forest on private property in the south-western wet zone of Sri Lanka (2009)

Authors: W.K.D.D. Liyanage, S.N. Gamage, L.Xulong, and J.E Burnet
Location: Bangamukanda Estate, Galle District, Sri Lanka

The publication documents the vertebrate and plant diversity in the Bangamukanda analog forest.

Comparison of Soil Quality in Mono-culture Forest (Pinus caribaea), Natural Forest and Analog Forest Ecosystems: A Study in Mirahawaththa Sri Lanka (2019).

Authors: Chandana M.K.L., Yapa P.I., Senanayake F.R., and Chathuranga H.N.
Location: Belipola, Mirahawaththa, Sri Lanka

The soil quality is an important indicator of a healthy ecosystem. This short study examined and compared the soil quality (apparent density, pH, organic content, microbial diversity, and earthworm presence) among analog forest, natural forest, and monoculture forest.

 

Compatibility of analog forestry and conservation agriculture as strategies for the sustainable management of forest resources in Bui, NW Cameroon (2020)

Authors: Tsi Evaristus Angwafo, Kemkia Christian Danernyuy, and Mvo Denis Chuo
Location: Bui Division, Cameroon

The survey evaluates analog forestry and conservation agriculture as alternatives for sustainable forest management.

Experience of small-scale farmers in analog forestry. Extension in Cameroon: Methods. (2021)

Author: Kemkia Christian Danernyuy
Location: North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon

The study defines the most effective methods used by extension institutions to enhance and support the participation of small-scale farmers in the analog forestry program.

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.

Analog forestry as an opportunity for a healthier nutrition of the inhabitants of a rural village in Costa Rica (2014)

Author: Jana Brauer
Location: Londres de Quepos, Costa Rica

Globalization and increased dependence on imported trade goods (cereals, fats, sugar) negatively influence the dietary habits of people in Costa Rica and threatens traditional farming practices. In her thesis, Jana Brauer aims to answer the following question:

“ How could the use of Analog Forestry design diversify the diets of the inhabitants of the rural village Londres, Costa Rica, and thus improve their nutrition towards an affordable healthy diet rich in vitamins and minerals?”

 

Systematization of 10 years of analog forestry implementation in Ecuador

Authors: Lorena Gamboa, Maria Cristina Criollo, Lucia Lasso, Carolina Altamirano, Angel Suco, Euclides Villalta, Julio Moreno, and Ranil Senanayake
Location: Nuevo Mundo, Pichincha Region, Ecuador

Analog forestry was introduced in Nuevo Mundo in 1998 as a response to the problems of poverty, migration, and social marginalization. The aim of the study was to systematize the experience with the application of analog forestry and determine its impact 10 years after its establishment in Nuevo Mundo.