Elena Castro Simauchi's scientific contributions

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... Multiple rivers dissect the area, which is characterized by nutrient poor alluvial soils. The majority of Madre de Dios' rural population are smallholders within diversified production and land use systems consisting of farming, logging, Brazil nut harvesting, other NTFP collection, small-scale mining and livestock farming (Robiglio et al., 2015). Planting of Brazil nut trees in degraded areas, active and abandoned agricultural fields and in primary forest by smallholders has recently been actively promoted by government and non-governmental programs to improve local livelihoods and to restore degraded areas (IIAP, 2018). ...