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  1. Library Resource
    The fragmented land use administration in Indonesia

    Analysing bureaucratic responsibilities influencing tropical rainforest transformation systems

    Peer-reviewed publication
    February, 2015
    Indonesia

    Tropical forests in Indonesia are subject to major transformation processes from native forests to other land uses, including rubber agroforestry as well as rubber and oil palm plantation systems. Using content analysis of policy documents, this paper aims at (i) analysing the formal administrative responsibilities related to the four rainforest transformation systems and (ii) based on the informal motives of the competing bureaucracies involved generating hypotheses on their future course of action and related research.

  2. Library Resource
    The Land We Lost Briefing Document

    Native Customary Rights (NCR) and Monoculture Plantations in Sarawak

    Reports & Research
    July, 2019
    Malaysia

    This publication is the outcome of our research on the socio-environmental impacts of large pulp and paper, timber tree and oil palm plantations in Sarawak. It contains two case studies on plantation affected indigenous communities in Batu Niah and Bakong in the Miri Division. It stresses on the importance of understanding the context of large monoculture plantations in Sarawak accurately, as it entails two destructive factors. First, it involves deforestation, as it is clearly a post-logging development.

  3. Library Resource
    The Land We Lost

    Native Customary Rights (NCR) and Monoculture Plantations in Sarawak

    Reports & Research
    July, 2019
    Malaysia

    This publication is the outcome of our research on the socio-environmental impacts of large pulp and paper, timber tree and oil palm plantations in Sarawak. It contains two case studies on plantation affected indigenous communities in Batu Niah and Bakong in the Miri Division. It stresses on the importance of understanding the context of large monoculture plantations in Sarawak accurately, as it entails two destructive factors. First, it involves deforestation, as it is clearly a post-logging development.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Brazil, South America
  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    December, 1987
    Mexico

    La presente Ley se funda en una concepción integral del problema ecológico y en la decisión política de hacerle frente, sumando los esfuerzos del Estado y la sociedad.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    July, 1992
    Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    This Act provides with respect to the management and conservation of forest resources in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It also provides for the protection of water resources present in forest areas and lease of forest land.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    February, 2017
    Australia

    The purpose of this Act, consisting of 102 sections divided into 11 Parts and completed by one Schedule, is to repeal and re-enact with amendments the Climate Change Act 2010: a) to set a long-term greenhouse gas emissions reduction target; b) to provide for the setting of 5-yearly interim greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets in order to reach the long-term greenhouse gas emissions reduction target; c) to facilitate the consideration of climate change issues in specified areas of decision making of the Government of Victoria; d) to set policy objectives and guiding principles to infor

  8. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 1995
    Nepal

    The Agricultural Perspective Plan (APP) is a national strategy with a cross-sectoral approach with a duration of twenty years (1995-2015). Its goal is to add two percentage points to the country’s agricultural growth which would expand per capita agricultural growth sixfold, from its current 0.5% to 3% per year. The APP strategy is based on the acceleration of the agricultural growth rate sufficiently to obtrain strong multiplier effect on growth in employment, both in agriculture itself and in nonagricultural sectors.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    May, 1997
    Malawi

    This Act provides for the management and conservation of forestry resources in Malawi.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    April, 2016
    United Kingdom

    This Act brings about a comprehensive reform of the law relating to land rights and land planning and management in Scotland.

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