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Co-management of forest resources is a process of governance that enables all relevant stakeholders to participate in the decision-making processes. Illegal logging and forest degradation are currently increasing, and logging bans are ineffective in reducing forest degradation. At the same time interest in forest plantations and concern about poverty(More)
EXTENDED ABSTRACT Cooperation among various stakeholders in forests management is widely accepted as a management strategy. Musi Hutan Persada (MHP), a big forest plantation company in South Sumatra, Indonesia, has established cooperation with local communities since 2000. Initially this cooperation was developed to adress the conflict over land uses(More)
Indonesian teak forest plantation contributes to more than 35% of world teak forests. Perhutani, a state owned company, manages one million Ha of teak plantation area, while local communities manages teak agro-forests outside the state forest that amounts to 160,000 Ha. Javanese teak provides employments and livelihoods to millions of people. However, teak(More)
About CIRAD Centre de coopération Internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD) is a French scientific organisation specialising in agricultural research for development for the tropics and sub-tropics. It is a State-owned body, which was established in 1984 following the consolidation of French agricultural, veterinary, forestry,(More)
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