Investigating the role of rattan in development: CIFOR research into forest livelihood strategies and the dynamics of forest-related development projects in Indonesia
Belcher, B. 1999. Investigating the role of rattan in development: CIFOR research into forest livelihood strategies and the dynamics of forest-related development projects in Indonesia . In: R. Bacilieri, S. Appanah. Rattan cultivation: achievements, problems and prospects. An International Consultation of Experts for the Project: Conservation, Genetic Improvement, and Silviculture of Rattans in South-East Asia 12-14 May, 1998, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. :175-182.
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Efforts to develop non-timber forest products such as rattan need to consider the dynamic socio-economic context. Changing opportunities and constraints will have an important influence on wether the development is successful and what impacts are achieved. CIFOR, a centre within the CGIAR system, is researching this issue, focussing on a traditional rattan cultivation system in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The research is investigating the direction and implications of this change on small holder forest management and forest product use
SubjectsNON-TIMBER FOREST PRODUCTS;
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