Discuss how the changes in forest management in the colonial period affected the following groups of people:
4. Plantation owners
Answer to be written in the exam:
meet the demand for tea, coffee, and rubber in Europe,
vast expanses of
natural forests were removed
to make a place for plantations.
land was provided at a low cost to plantation owners,
who were mainly of European descent.
- They were enclosed, free of any vegetation, and served with tea or coffee.