To alleviate rural poverty most developing countries have been launching a wide variety of rural development activities. In this paper I discuss the relationship between deforestation and rural poverty, policies governing reforestation initiatives and the role of social workers in these efforts. The paper argues for and illustrates the various roles social workers can play in development programs to alleviate rural poverty in developing countries.
"Deforestation and Rural Poverty in Developing Countries: The Role of Social Work,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 23
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol23/iss1/8