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

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  • 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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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-174
Number of pages11
JournalForest Policy and Economics
Early online date15 Oct 2018
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2018

    Research areas

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



• 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.

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© 2018 Published by Elsevier B.V.

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