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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 Acidification of tropical soils under forest and continuous cropping in Thailand and Indonesia.

In the present study, the effects of continuous cropping on soil acidification were assessed by quantifying proton budgets in a soil-vegetation system including solute leaching, vegetation uptake and soil organic matter (SOM) decomposition in croplands and adjacent forests in Thailand and...

Author(s)
Fujii, K.; Hayakawa, C.; Funakawa, S.; Kosaki, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Road construction and population effects on forest conversion in rubber villages in Sumatra, Indonesia.

This chapter examines the effects of agricultural population and road construction on forest conversion to rubber, based on household surveys conducted in four rural rubber villages in Sumatra, Indonesia. The study villages, Pulau, Bunga, Air Ulu and Sungai Indah, are located in the west central...

Author(s)
Miyamoto, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil and water movement: combining local ecological knowledge with that of modellers when scaling up from plot to landscape level.

The current confusion surrounding watershed functions in relation to land use change (specifically deforestation) are analysed, and an analytical framework that can be used to predict relationships between plot-level interventions and landscape-level effects are discussed. Mental models of...

Author(s)
Joshi, L.; Schalenbourg, W.; Johansson, L.; Khasanah, N.; Stefanus, E.; Fagerström, M. H.; Noordwijk, M. van
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996738)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global changes, mangrove forests and implications for hazards along continental shorelines.

Coastal zones are becoming more hazardous due to increased population and greater susceptibility to flooding and salinization, as a result of compaction and subsidence, surface sealing and loss of buffer zones between the coast and settled areas. These conditions are exacerbated in the developing...

Author(s)
Taylor, D.; Sanderson, P. G.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agricultural intensification, deforestation and the environment: assessing tradeoffs in Sumatra, Indonesia.

The chapter reports on empirical results from study sites on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. The area was chosen to represent the lowland humid tropical forest zone in Asia for the global Alternatives to Slash and Burn project (ASB). The 'ASB matrix' of indicators is applied to a series of crop...

Author(s)
Tomich, T. P.; Noordwijk, M. van; Budidarsono, S.; Gillison, A.; Kusumanto, T.; Murdiyarso, D.; Stolle, F.; Fagi, A. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994352)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tree crops as deforestation and reforestation agents: the case of cocoa in Côte d'Ivoire and Sulawesi.

This paper is based on farm surveys and historical reviews of regional cocoa cycles conducted in 1980-1985 and 1997/98 in Côte d'Ivoire and in 1989-1999 in Sulawesi (Indonesia). A qualitative model of cocoa cycles is presented. The adoption of cocoa and new manual techniques of forest clearing and...

Author(s)
Ruf, F.
ISBN
2001 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851994512)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of rubber on the forest landscape in Borneo.

Historical development and the adoption of rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) in swidden agricultural systems and its effect on the forest landscape in Borneo (Malaysia and Indonesia) are discussed. Firstly, it is argued that, as long as there was no pressure for land, swidden-fallow farmers who grew rice ...

Author(s)
Jong, W. de
ISBN
2001 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851994512)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The potential impact of global change on surface erosion from forest lands in Asia.

The potential impacts of global change on forest cover throughout tropical Asia as well as influence of these changes on surface erosion by wind and water are discussed. Forests basically play two roles in the global warming phenomenon. First, forests have a passive role as the impact of global...

Author(s)
Lo, K. F. A.; Cai QiangGuo
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forest fires and atmospheric pollution.

Substantial changes are occurring in the ways that forest areas are being used. One major change is the burning of forest lands in an attempt to create additional agricultural lands. The number of human-initiated forest fires has drastically increased in the last few centuries, sometimes creating...

Author(s)
Atmawidjaja, R.; Richards, D. F.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994819)
Type
Book chapter

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