Politics, Economics and the Fight for Control of Forests in Indonesian Borneo
Series: The Earthscan Forest Library
The devolution of control over the world's forests from national or state and provincial level governments to local control is an ongoing global trend that deeply affects all aspects of forest management, conservation of biodiversity, control over resources, wealth distribution and livelihoods....
Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge
This book reviews the state of agricultural climate change mitigation globally, with a focus on identifying the feasibility, opportunities and challenges for achieving mitigation among smallholder farmers. The purpose is ultimately to accelerate efforts towards mitigating land-based climate change....
Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge
The Impacts of Devolution Policies
'A well written book, astutely organized.' Development and Change Local Forest Management is built around careful and illuminating case studies of the effects of devolution policies on the management of forests in several Asian countries. The studies demonstrate that devolution policies - contrary...
Published September 1st 2003 by Routledge
Balancing Interests Through Adaptive Collaborative Management
We live in a world of wide pendulum swings regarding management policies for protected areas, particularly as they affect the involvement of local people in management. Such swings can be polarizing and halt on-the-ground progress. There is a need to find ways to protect biodiversity while creating...
Published June 21st 2001 by CRC Press