Understanding social innovation for the well-being of forest-dependent communities: A preliminary theoretical framework

Tatiana Kluvánková, Stanislava Brnkaláaková, Martin Špaček, Bill Slee, Maria Nijnik, Diana E Valero, David Miller, Rosalind Bryce, Mária Kosová, Nico Polman, Tomáš Szabo, Veronika Gežík

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Abstract

Highlights

• Presentation of an original definition of social innovations for marginalised rural areas. Key mechanisms that enable efforts for social innovations in forest-dependent communities to emerge and develop.
• Transdisciplinary framework of theoretical-empirical expert understanding of SI in forest-dependent communities.
• Identification of key factors and SI transition stages for forest- dependent communities in marginalised rural areas.
• Determination of the key development trajectories that differ by type of actors and knowledge which enter the action arena.
• Determine the adaptive or transformative character of social innovations in forest-dependent communities.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-174
Number of pages11
JournalForest Policy and Economics
Volume97
Early online date15 Oct 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2018

Keywords

  • social innovation
  • SIMRA trandisciplinary framework
  • social innovation factors
  • forest-dependent community

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