Selected Publications

Antti Erkkilä, Ida Herdieckerhoff, Irmeli Mustalahti, Ubaldus J. Tumaini, Aristarik H. Maro. 2024. Ambiguity and forest-based bioeconomy: The case of forest fires in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Forest Policy and Economics 160 (2024): 103159

Ramdani, Rijal, and Irmeli Mustalahti. Collaborative everyday adaptation to deal with peatland fires: a case study on the east coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. Ecology and Society 28, no. 3 (2023).

Herdieckerhoff, Ida, Irmeli Mustalahti, Almeida Sitoe, and Estêvão E. Chambule. Uncertainty and Forest Concessions in a Globalized World: Insights into Local Access to Forest Resources in Mozambique. Society & Natural Resources (2023): 1-23.

Mustonen, A. (2022). Ekomodernistiset aluesuunnittelun ympäristödiskurssit Pohjois-Karjalassa. Alue Ja Ympäristö, 00–00

Erkkilä, Antti, Nelago Indongo, and Harri Siiskonen. Translocal livelihoods in southern Africa: A case study from north-central Namibia. Journal of Namibian Studies: History Politics Culture 31 (2022): 31-53.

Laako H. & Kauffer E., 2022. Between colonising waters and extracting forest fronts: Entangled eco-frontiers in the Usumacinta River Basin, Political Geography, 96, 102566

Dobrynin, D., Jarlebring, N.Y., Mustalahti, I., Sotirov, M., Kulikova, E. and Lopatin, E., 2021. The forest environmental frontier in Russia: Between sustainable forest management discourses and ‘wood mining’ practice. Ambio50(12), pp.2138-2152.

Laako H. & Kauffer E., 2021: Conservation in the Frontier: Negotiating Ownerships of Nature at the Southern Mexican Border”, Journal of Latin American Geography 20:3, 40-69

Purnomo, E.P., Ramdani, R., Nurmandi, A., Trisnawati, D.W. and Fathani, A.T., 2021. Bureaucratic inertia in dealing with annual forest fires in Indonesia. International Journal of Wildland Fire.

Erkkilä, A., Mustalahti, I., Tokola, N., Tuunainen, A-M., Hujala, T. 2021 Nuorten metsänomistajien valmiudet, valta ja vastuu. Metsätieteen aikakauskirja 2021-10513

Gutiérrez-Zamora, V., 2021. The coloniality of neoliberal biopolitics: Mainstreaming gender in community forestry in Oaxaca, Mexico. Geoforum126, pp.139-149.

Mwaseba, D.L, Erkkilä, A., Friis-Hansen, E., Maro, A.H. and Maziku, J.D. 2020. Responsibilization in governance of non-industrial private forestry: Experiences from the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Forest policy and economics 118(2020) 102243.

Mustalahti, I., Gutiérrez-Zamora, V., Hyle, M. Devkota, B. and Tokola, N. 2020. Responsibilization in natural resources governance: A romantic doxa? Forest Policy and Economics 111(2020):102033

Mustalahti, I.  and Agrawal A. 2020. Research trends: Responsibilization in natural resource governance. Forest Policy and Economics Volume 121, 102308.

Dobrynin, D., Smirennikova, E. and Mustalahti, I. 2020. Non-state forest governance and ‘Responsibilization’: The prospects for FPIC under FSC certification in Northwest Russia. Forest Policy and Economics 115 (2020) 102142

Ramcilovik-Suominen, S, Mustalahti, I and Lovric, M. 2019. Mapping policy actor networks and their interests in the FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreement in Lao PDR. World Development 118.

Tokola, N, Rättilä, T, Honkatukia, P, Mubeen, F.E. and Mustalahti, I. 2019).”Haluan tulla nähdyksi huiviltani” – Nuorten musliminaisten kokemuksia kuulumisesta työelämässä. Nuorisotutkimus 37(2): 21-35.

Devkota, B. P. and Mustalahti, I. 2018. Complexities in accessing REDD+ benefits in community forestry: evidence from Nepal’s Terai region. The International Forestry Review 20(3) 332-345.

Mustalahti, I. 2018. The responsive bioeconomy: The need for inclusion of citizens and environmental capability in the forest based bioeconomy. Journal of Cleaner Production 172: 3781-3790.

Kleinschmit, D.; Arts, B.; Giurca, A; Mustalahti. I., Sergent, A.; Pulzl, H. 2017. Environmental concerns in political bioeconomy discourses. International Forestry Review 19(1):2017

Mustalahti, I.; Cramm, M.; Ramcilovic‐Suominen, S.; Tegegne, Y.T. 2017. Resources and Rules of the Game: Participation of Civil Society in REDD+ and FLEGT‐VPA Processes in Lao PDR. Forests 8:50.

Ramcilovic-Suominen, S., Pülzl, H. 2017. Sustainable development: A ‘selling point’ of the emerging EU bioeconomy policy framework? Journal of Cleaner Production (2017 online)

Hinojosa Flores, I. D., Skutsch, M. and Mustalahti, I. 2016. Impacts of Finnish cooperation in the Mexican policy making process: from the community forest management to the liberalisation of forest services. Forest Policy and Economics 73:229-238

Rantala, S., Kontinen, T., Korhonen-Kurki, K., Mustalahti, I. 2015. Equity in REDD+: varying logics in Tanzania. Journal of Environmental Policy and Governance. 25(3):201-212.

Scheba, A. and Mustalahti, I. 2015. Rethinking ‘expert’ knowledge in community forest management in Tanzania. Forest Policy and Economics 60:7-19.

Katani, J., Mustalahti, I., Mukama, K. and Zahabu, E. 2015. Participatory Forest Carbon Assessment in South-eastern Tanzania: Experiences, costs and implications to REDD+ initiatives. Journal of ORYX Fauna & Flora International, 10 pages. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605315000174.

Kweka, D., Carmenta, R., Hyle, M., Mustalahti, I., Dokken, T., Brockhaus, M. 2015. The context of REDD+ in Tanzania: Drivers, agents and institutions. CIFOR occasional paper. Center for International Forestry Research, Bogor Indonesia. p. 117.

Mustalahti, I. and Rakotonarivo, S. O. 2014. REDD+ and Empowered Deliberative Democracy: Learning from Tanzania. World Development 59:199-211.

Mustalahti, I., Bolin, A., Paavola, J. and Boyd, E. 2012. Can REDD+ reconcile local priorities and needs with global mitigation benefits? Lessons from Angai Forest, Tanzania. Ecology and Society 17(1):16.

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