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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 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 Challenges for the next decade of research on below-ground interactions in tropical agroecosystems: client-driven solutions at landscape scale.

Three examples are given to illustrate how a better understanding of below-ground interactions is vital if some of the major integrated natural resource management problems are to be solved. The first case is Lake Victoria, surrounded by Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Two major human interventions are ...

Author(s)
Noordwijk, M. van; Cadisch, G.; Ong, C. K.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996738)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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