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Bad Loans and Lost Forests

Bad Loans and Lost Forests

By David Kaimowitz Governments don’t like closing down big businesses. But that’s what international donors will probably demand of the


CGI and Forest Debt

CGI and Forest Debt

Sustainable forest management will be a key topic when donors and the Indonesian Government hold discussions at this month’s meeting





ASEAN Regional Haze Action Plan

ASEAN Regional Haze Action Plan

The Center for International Forestry Research in Bogor (CIFOR) welcomes this week’s signing in Kuala Lumpur of the ASEAN Regional




Decentralisation of Indonesia’s forests – threat or opportunity?

Decentralisation of Indonesia’s forests – threat or opportunity?

JAKARTA, Indonesia – The Indonesian government is relaxing itscentralised control of the country’s forests. This action follows the trend in manymajor forest countries such as Brazil, China and the United States. The push towardsregional autonomy and decentralisation is inevitable, but brings with it as many dangersas benefits.




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