Optimising Community-Based Forest Management Policy in Indonesia: A Critical Review

Lucas Rumboko, Digby Race, Allan Curtis

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Community-based forest management (CBFM) is a popular concept in many countries, covering over 400 million hectares worldwide. In Indonesia, CBFM is viewed as an important component of the forestry sector with the government’s goal to establish 5.6 million hectares of CBFM by 2011 (twice the area of industrial plantation forests). The Indonesian government is pursuing CBFM as a strategy to reducede forestation of tropical forests, to alleviate poverty in rural communities, and to contribute timber supplies to the processing industry
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)250-272
Number of pages23
JournalJSP (Jurnal Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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