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Using “the sharing paradigm” as a guiding concept, this book demonstrates that “sharing” has much greater potential to make rural society resilient, sustainable and inclusive through enriching all four sharing dimensions: informal, mediated, communal and commercial sharing. The chapters are divided into two parts, one that focuses on case studies...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Transitions on Science and Technology
Author:
Malcom Demies
Alexander K. Sayok
Gabriel T. Noweg

The Anap Muput Forest Management Unit (AMFMU) located in Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia is a production forest. It have undergone at least one or two cycle of selective logging where valuable timber species are depleting. Therefore the structure, composition and productivity of the re growth forests are quite different from the virgin stands. Measuring...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Small Carnivore Conservation
Author:
Hidemi
Nagano
Keiichi
Okada
Yoshihiro
Nakashima
Jamili
Nais
Kenehiro
Kitayama

Bornean Ferret Badger Melogale everetti is endemic to the uplands of the Mount Kinabalu and the Crocker Range, Sabah, north Borneo; it is currently categorized as Endangered on The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. No systematic survey has been conducted and its ecology is largely unknown. To better understand the ecology of Bornean Ferret...

Commissioned Report

The commissioned report provides an overview of timber production and legality in Peru. It explains Peruvian policies and systems releted to timber legality in diverse aspects including legal rights, permission and harvesting practises, environmental and social considerations, transport and trade. The report also explains exsiting mechanisms to...

Presentation

生産国情報:ペルー

「生産国情報収集事業」現地調査結果報告会
Author:
Ryuhei
Komatsu

The presentation provides an overview of timber production and legality in Peru, and explains necessary procedures and documents for the legal timber. Also it illustrates timber production processes and existing mechanisms to verify the legality in the country, while discussing potential risks.

Commissioned Report

途上国の森林減少・劣化に由来する温室効果ガス排出の削減等(以下「REDD+」という。)は重要な気候変動対策であり、気候変動に関する国際連合枠組条約の第21回締約国会議(COP21)で合意された「パリ協定」にもその実施と支援を奨励することが明記されたところである。

REDD+の推進には、途上国に対する資金と技術の提供が必要とされているが、公的資金には限界があることから、今後、REDD+の取組みを拡大していくには、民間セクターからの資金や技術の提供が鍵となる。しかしながら、民間セクターがREDD+に対して投資するには、排出削減クレジットが獲得できる等のインセンティブが必要(①)とされる。また、途上国がREDD+を実施するには、COP決定を踏まえつつ、各々の国情に応じた排出削減量の算定...

Presentation

Opportunities for Sarawak Tropical Hardwood Products and Market Development in Japan

Seminar on Forestry Governance for sustainable Forest Management & Timber Industry Development in Conjuction with International Days of Forests 2016 Natinal Level Celebration
Peer-reviewed Article

Response of tree species diversity to disturbance in humid tropical forests of Borneo

In Journal of Vegetation Science
Author:
Imai, N.
Demies, M.
Tanaka, A.
Sugau, J. B.
Pereira, J. T.
Kitayama, K.
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In Ngingit
Author:
Yumi
Kato
Masahiro
Ichikawa

This paper describes the trans-river migration of the Iban and Bekatan to the Tatau River Basin in Bintulu Division, Sarawak. Until the beginning of the nineteenth century, the Iban and Bekatan did not inhabit the Tatau River Basin, but migrated there from other river basins from the middle of the nineteenth century onward. We describe the...

Policy Report
Contributor:

This publication is one of the major outputs of the Water Environment Partnership in Asia (WEPA).WEPA aims to strengthen water environmental governance in Asia through the collection and dissemination of information and capacity development of relevant stakeholders in partnership with eleven countries in the region, namely Cambodia, China...