The paradoxes of social forestry in Indonesia
Jamal M. Gawi
International consultant on natural resource governance, climate change and biodiversity conservation
PREMIUM As part of its land tenure reform policy, the Indonesian government under President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has set an ambitious target of 12.7 billion hectares of state forest land to be made available for legal access by rural communities under a number of social forestry schemes. At the central policy level, social forestry has evolved to embody three core development objectives: De...
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