This book explores the forestry sector and its context, investigating the management of forest resources in Indonesia. It covers topics including forest fires, deforestation, water pollution, depletion of biodiversity, climate change and environmental damages. The book adopts a political economy approach, elaborating on the role of direct actors such as the central government, private companies and local governments, and the role of indirect actors. In addition, readers will discover anthropological and sociological perspectives through engagement with local communities such as the Kutai, Banjar and Rejang ethnic groups, Chinese trading communities, NGOs and Academics.
Strategic & practical info on government, national security, army, foreign and domestic politics, conflicts, relations with the US, international activity, economy, technology, mineral resources, culture, traditions, government and business contacts
Do you which city is referred to as 'The Big Durian'? How about which Indonesian food was once made with real blood? Indonesia is our closest neighbour, made up of over seventeen thousand islands, with a population of over 230 million people. It is a country of many languages, peoples, cultures and customs - read about all of them in The Indonesia Book: a people, a place, a culture. m make informed decisions about their bodies and health.