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Cover for Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Southeast Asia.

Despite the significant impacts of alien plant species (IAS), there has not been a concerted effort to tackle the problem across the region. This can mainly be ascribed to a lack of policy, little awareness and limited capacity at a national and regional level. The UN Environment-Global Environment ...

Author(s)
Witt, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392107)
Type
Book
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Cover for Contingency and adaptation over five decades in nuaulu forest-based plant knowledge.

This chapter examines several ways in which the forest knowledge of the Nuaulu (a people of central Seram in the eastern Indonesian province of the Moluccas) has shifted over the past five decades, while in other ways has remained remarkably stable. This is illustrated with reference to three very...

Author(s)
Ellen, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The local wisdom of Balinese <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">subaks</i>.

The irrigation of rice terraces on the island of Bali is a classic example of the complexity of indigenous resource management. Small farmer groups comprise local water-user associations called 'subaks', which meet in water temples to manage the irrigation of their terraced paddies. This chapter...

Author(s)
Windia, W.; Sedana, G.; Vet, T. de; Lansing, J. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indigenous agriculture and the politics of knowledge.

This chapter provides a brief background on how political currents have historically been reflected in the development of agricultural technologies, and demonstrates the political aspects of the recognition, valuation and implementation of indigenous knowledge (IK). Case studies from Ecuador,...

Author(s)
Keleman-Saxena, A.; Brock, S.; Cortesi, L.; Hebdon, C.; Johnson, A.; Ludlow, F. M.; Dove, M. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Figments of fire and forest: shifting cultivation policy in the Philippines and Indonesia.

This chapter first presents two images portraying daily life on the forest frontier in two different countries (Philippines and Indonesia). The stories reveal rapidly changing land-use patterns, social networks and livelihood strategies. They tell of two people confronted with complex and...

Author(s)
Ploeg, J. van der; Persoon, G. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Involving all local stakeholders and holders of land-use rights in REDD+: indigenous people and/or local communities in Indonesia.

This chapter is a short version of an analysis of indigeneity in the context of Indonesia, an archipelago of nearly 18 000 islands, rich in ethnic diversity, languages and religions, and with a complex pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial history. Recent efforts to reduce emissions from...

Author(s)
Royer, S. de; Visser, L. E.; Noordwijk, M. van; Galudra, G.; Pradhan, U.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Negotiating for community forestry policy: the recognition of damar agroforests in Indonesia.

This chapter focuses specifically on the negotiation process and the institutional context that surrounded the issuance of the KDTI decree. Based on both written and oral sources, it benefits from the experience of co-authors de Foresta and Fay, both of whom played an active role in the...

Author(s)
Herawati, T.; Foresta, H. de; Rohadi, D.; Banjade, M. R.; Fay, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Land law and swidden cultivation: Indonesian <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">adat</i> communities and the struggle for statutory rights.

This chapter explores the possibilities for such policy impacts in Indonesia, following a landmark ruling by the country's Constitutional Court in May 2013, the major aspect of which was a declaration that indigenous peoples' customary forests should no longer be classed as state forest areas. The...

Author(s)
Minarchek, R. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Centella.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and physiological characteristics, chemical composition and cultivation of Centella asiaticain India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. Information on the postharvest handling and processing and uses of C. asiatica in the...

Author(s)
Madhujith, T.; Sivakanthan, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645599)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Collaborative communication networks: an application in Indonesia.

This chapter argues that because tourism comprises multiple stakeholders, it is critical that crisis management for the tourism industry is integrated with other organizations, government departments, emergency personnel, media and other stakeholders. After providing a discussion of potential...

Author(s)
Pennington-Gray, L.; Cahyanto, I.; Schroeder, A.; Kesper, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book chapter

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