Opportunity cost analysis of land use changes in Karen indigenous community in Thailand °Jintana Kawasaki1, Yasuo Takahashi1, Henry Scheyvens1 and Prasert Trakansphakon2 Karen indigenous people most living in and around the state forests in northern Thailand have long been practicing the traditional rotation farming (RF) for their subsistence food...
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Third Annual of Green Growth Knowledge Platform Conference
In 2009, Indonesia has committed itself to reduce GHGs emission by 41% by 2020 with international assistances. Over all sectors, about 80% of total GHG emissions in Indonesia come from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF). In line with this, Indonesia also started implementing "a green economy" in several major sectors such as forestry...
Develop a Regional Strategy for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation: Lesson learned from the field
Project Workshop entitled "Sustainable Forest Rehabilitation and Management for the Conservation of Trans-boundary Ecological Security in Montane Mainland Southeast Asia-Pilot Demonstration Project of Lao PDR, Myanmar and China/Yunnan"
2014 ISSAAS International Congress on Agricultural Changes in Southeast Asia: Past, Present and Future
Thai farmers plant eucalyptus trees on their unused farmlands with poor fertility soils to raise their incomes and in response to inducements from the Government. The conversion of unused farmlands to eucalyptus can contribute to climate change mitigation as the growing trees sequester carbon. To estimate the contribution of eucalyptus plantations...
International Workshop on Climate Change and Forest Sector: Clean Development Mechanism in Tropical Countries, Seoul, Korea, 21-23 Sept. 2004
This study aims to identify the socio-economic and the institutional conditions leading to the success of a small-scale CDM project by comparing two case studies of plantation projects in a protection forest area in Lombok and a production forest area in East Java. It was not clear in Lombok who was involved in the project conducted by the local...
The "Slippage" Implementation of Forest Policies by Local Officials: A Case Study of the Protected Areas of Savannakhet Province in Lao P.D.R
The Proceeding of 1st International conference of Lao Studies