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Which Way Forward?: People, Forests, and Policymaking in Indonesia

Edited By: Carol J Pierce Colfer and Ida Aju Pradnja Resosudarmo

433 pages, Figs, tabs

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Paperback | Feb 2002 | #123094 | ISBN: 1891853457
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About this book

&i;`On economic and social justice grounds, as well as for biodiversity conservation and environmental management, this is a rare and extremely useful analysis of forestry issues, given growing domestic and international concern over the status of Indonesia's forests.'&o; Larry Fisher, Cornell University

'The asset stripping of Indonesiai? s forests is laid bare in this book, as is the current opportunity for the government of Indonesia to introduce change in response to the demands of the population...Which Way Forward is highly recommended for those interested in forest policy at the local, national and international level. It represents a unique overview of the forestry sector of Indonesia and is a must for anyone considering working in the forestry sector of Indonesia, or indeed anywhere in South East Asia.' International Forestry Review


Contents

Foreword Jeff Sayer Introduction 1. Changing Policy Discourses and Traditional Communities, 1960-1999 Rachel Wrangham 2. Ideas and Institutions in Social Forestry Policy Rita Lindayati 3. Responsibility, Accountability, and National Unity in Village Governance Chris P.A. Bennett 4. Devolution and Indonesia's New Forestry Law Eva Wollenberg and Hariadi Kartodihardjo 5. Differing Perspectives on Community Forestry in Indonesia Jeffrey Y. Campbell 6. Reforming the Reformists in Post-Soeharto Indonesia Chip Fay and Martua Sirait 7. Structural Problems in Implementing New Forest Policies in Indonesia Hariadi Kartodihardjo 8. Timber Management and Related Policies: An Overview Ida Aju Pradnja Resosudarmo 9. HPH Timber Concession Reform: Questioning the "Sustainable Logging" Paradigm Christopher Barr 10. The Political Economy of Indonesia's Oil Palm Subsector Anne Casson 11. Effects of Crisis and Political Change, 1997-1999 William D. Sunderlin 12. Corporate Debt and the Indonesian Foresty Sector Christopher Barr, David Brown, Anne Casson, and David Kaimowitz 13. Forest Fires in Indonesia: Impacts and Solutions Grahame Applegate, Ross Smith, James J. Fox, Andrew Mitchell, David Packham, Nigel J. Tapper, and Graham Baines 14. Ten Propositions to Explain Kalimantan's Fires Carol J. Pierce Colfer 15. Forests and Regional Autonomy: The Challenge of Sharing the Profits and Pains Ahmad Dermawan and Ida Aju Pradjna Resosudarmo 16. Dynamics of Illegal Logging in Indonesia Richard G. Dudley Conclusion Appendix I: Timeline of Significant Indonesian Legislation Appendix II: Abbreviations and Acronyms Appendix III: Glossary Afterword: Indonesian Forests and People In Change Emil Salim


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Biography

Carol J. Pierce Colfer is team leader of the CIFOR program on Local People, Devolution and Adaptive Collaborative Management of Forests and coeditor of People Managing Forests: The Links between Human Well-Being and Sustainability. Ida Aju Pradnja Resosudarmo is leader of CIFOR's Underlying Causes of Deforestation, Forest Degradation, and Changes in Human Welfare program.

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