Opinion and editorial
Banjarmasin Post, 21 November 2006
Opinion: Yurdi Yasmi
Selama tiga dekade Orde Baru, sektor kehutanan merupakan primadona dalam penggerak pembangunan bangsa. Sektor kehutanan memberikan kontribusi devisa yang cukup besar setelah migas. Atas nama pembangunan, sumberdaya hutan...
Canberra Times, 14 August 2005
Opinion: David Kaimowitz
Mention forests in Australia and the mental compass of most Australians will point south to Tasmania. But it’s to the north of Australia where the country’s national interest and forests most intersect – in the tropical...
South China Morning Post, 08 July 2005
Opinion: David Kaimowitz and Bambang Setiono
If you're involved in drug trafficking, you need to watch your back. The war on drugs involves international co-operation between law enforcement agencies all along the trade chain, from remote poppy fields to city streets...
The Jakarta Post, 05 June 2005
Opinion: Krystof Obidzinski
Barely a day goes by without a story appearing in the Indonesian media about illegal logging. Often these stories bemoan the loss of timber smuggled on boats out of Papua, trucked across the Kalimantan-Sarawak border, or ferried...
The Jakarta Post, 29 March 2005
Opinion: Douglas Sheil and Imam Basuki
One of the worst environmental disasters in Indonesian history was an ambitious but failed rice-growing project in Central Kalimantan during the Soeharto era. One million hectares of virgin forest were staked on a venture that...
09 March 2005
Opinion: Krystof Obidzinski, Researcher, CIFOR
Stories about the smuggling of illegal timber have dominated Indonesia’s media in recent weeks. While the smuggling of illegal timber is a major area of concern, it would be wrong of the public to think that illegal logging can...
Koran TEMPO -- Kamis 24 February 2005
Opinion: Bambang Setiono Forest and Governance Program, Center for International Forestry
Menteri Kehutanan telah menyerahkan nama-nama cukong pencuri kayu kepada Kejaksaan Agung dan Kepolisian Republik Indonesia dengan harapan para cukong ini segera masuk penjara dan hutan dapat dilestarikan sedikit demi sedikit....