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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001
    Indonesia

    In 1997, a major financial crisis struct Asia. In the wake of that crisis, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank provided large loans to the Indonesian government in return for their commitment to implement policy reforms intended to stabilize the economy and rekindle growth. Those reforms included various measures explicitly designed to improve forest management, most of which focused on forest concessions run by large Indonesian conglomerates.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Indonesia

    The biggest challenges in establishing timber plantations in Indonesia concern a range of social aspects, in particular those dealing with people living inside concessions and in the areas surrounding plantations. CIFOR’s research shows that a sustainable supply of timber may be achievable through partnership schemes that encourage companies and local communities to work together in sharing both the benefits and risks of investing in plantations.

  3. Library Resource
    Contested aquaculture development in the protected mangrove forests of the Kapuas estuary, West Kalimantan
    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2014
    Indonesia

    Indonesia comprises more mangroves than any other country, but also exhibits some of the highest mangrove loss rates worldwide. Most of these mangrove losses are caused by aquaculture development. Monetary valuation of the numerous ecosystem services of mangroves may contribute to their conservation.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2011
    Cambodia

    Abstract: "Political dynamics of the global land grab are exemplified in Cambodia, where at least 27 forced evictions took place in 2009, affecting 23,000 people. Evictions of the rural poor are legitimized by the assumption that non-private land is idle, marginal, or degraded and available for capitalist exploitation. This paper: (1) questions the assumption that land is idle; (2) explores whether land grabs can be regulated through a ‘code of conduct’; and (3) examines peasant resistance to land grabs.

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2013
    Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Christmas Island, Timor-Leste, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    Land grabbing is a bitter secret in the sugar supply
    chains of some of the world’s biggest food and beverage companies. Poor communities across the globe are in dispute or have lost their land to

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