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Policy Report
The guidelines and recommendations for promoting local participation in forest management for Indonesia, Lao P.D.R. and Far East Russia, as the outcome of the second phase research (FY2001-FY2003) of the IGES Forest Conservation Project.This guidelines and recommendations consist of (i) village action guidelines (VAG) for villagers and other...
Policy Report
Editor:
Devung, G. Simon
Collaborative research reports regarding local participation in forest management in Indonesia, especially useful reference to gain a deeper understanding of the current situation in West Kutai, Indonesia.This report is the result of collaborative research conducted in Indonesia from 2001 to 2003 by IGES, the Center for Social Forestry (CSF) of...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Biodiversitas Taman National Gunung Halimun (III)
Author:
Rahayu, Mulyati
Indigenous people who live in Gunung Halimun National Park (GHNP) rely their on their traditional life natural resources around them. The ethnobotanical research had been conducted in three villages surrounding GHNP. This research including indigenous knowledge in using plants for their daily life such as for food, medicine, fuel, ritual need etc...
Non Peer-reviewed Article

Interview: Why are tropical forests being destroyed?

In Asia Pacific Perspective, Japan+
Makoto Inoue is involved in the search for the reasons. He has lived with local farming communities on the island of Borneo, where the studied the ways in which the tripical forests are being used and listened to the viewpoints of the local people. He talks about what is required now to prevent the extinction of the tropical forests.