Journal article

A typology of community forestry approaches in Indonesia: implications for external support to forest communities

H Kurniasih, RM Ford, RJ Keenan, BJ King

INTERNATIONAL FORESTRY REVIEW | COMMONWEALTH FORESTRY ASSOC | Published : 2020

Abstract

Community-based management is an increasingly important form of governance and control of forests and other natural resources. In Indonesia, government policy aims to expand the role of communities in controlling and managing forests. Since the 1970s, many different forms of community forestry (CF) have been implemented in Indonesia but there has been little systematic analysis of these different approaches. This paper presents a typology of CF in Indonesia to present academic knowledge of CF in a form that is useful for practice. The typology acknowledges the networked nature of communities and was developed through qualitative analysis of 311 documents representing 112 cases of CF. Two dim..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by an Australia Award Scholarship which enabled the first author to undertake postgraduate research. An International Tropical Timber Organisation Fellowship enabled the first author to undertake fieldwork in Indonesia.