Table 2. Transition matrix for the land-cover/use change model (the numbers correspond to land-cover/use classes displayed in the first column)

Evolution of land cover under management (10 years)
Land cover/use (classes) Forest conservation Forest protection Forest production Annual crops Plantations Reserve land Built-up and permanent areas
Swidden agriculture (1) 2 2 2 1 2 2 5
Shrub / tree fallow (2) 3 3 2 1 2 2 5
Open forest (3) 4 4 3 1 2 3 5
Dense forest (4) 4 4 3 1 2 3 5
Built-up areas (5) 5 5 5 5 5 5 5