New tactic eased conflict over Indonesian plantation use, research shows

BOGOR, Indonesia — Research to improve partnership among stakeholders of a pulpwood plantation on the Indonesian Island of Sumatra has strengthened the negotiating power of local communities, easing two decades of conflict and boosting livelihoods in a region where 48 percent of people live below the poverty line. The research was a response to the failure... Read moreThis article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.