CIFOR Infobrief no. 77
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2014Asia, Indonesia
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJanuary, 2014Indonesia
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.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationSeptember, 2014Indonesia
Land degradation has been a major political issue in Java for decades. Its causes have generally been framed by narratives focussing on farmers’ unsustainable cultivation practices. This paper causally links land degradation with struggles over natural resources in Central Java. It presents a case study that was part of a research project combining remote sensing and political ecology to explore land use/cover change and its drivers in the catchment of the Segara Anakan lagoon.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMarch, 2018South-Eastern Asia, Indonesia
The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) set out internationally-accepted principles and standards for responsible practices, providing a framework for governments, the private sector and civil society to use when developing policies and programmes for improving food security.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2018Indonesia
Over the last 50 years, most Asian countries have gone through a shift from subsistence agricultural systems to industrialized economies. In Indonesia, the major shift came in 1966, when General Suharto successfully staged a military coup. Under his presidency, Indonesia experienced the “New Order”. A key aspect of this regime was trade and industrial expansion. Changes were made to foreign and domestic investment laws to facilitate growth, including the removal of most controls on private investments.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1995Fiji, Bangladesh, United States of America, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, Guinea, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, Laos, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, India, Bhutan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea
Library ResourceNovember, 2013Indonesia
The Government of Indonesia (GOI) is in
the process of designing a national REDD+ mechanism to allow
it to access donor funding in the medium term, and funding
from a potential performance based mechanism in the long
term. This policy brief is focused on the broad question of
how REDD+ can address underlying community issues such as
lack of access to forest land, and does not deal with the
more specific questions of legal and institutional
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