JDC Literature Review

The JDC literature review highlights recent publications, academic scholarship, and thought leadership on issues relating to forced displacement. Our intention is to stimulate discussion, encourage the exchange of ideas, and support a ‘Community of Practice’.

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Refugee camps and deforestation in Sub-Saharan Africa

This article examines the effect of refugee camp openings on deforestation in sub-Saharan Africa. Previous research has suggested that refugee camps lead to increased deforestation in surrounding areas due to land clearing for cultivation and demand for fuelwood. The...

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