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Increasing global population and demand for food have led to rising agricultural production and demand for land; expanded agricultural land has often come from tropical deforestation. These forests support biodiverse ecosystems and further benefit the environment through carbon storage. This report ...

Author(s)
Beckman, J.; Sands, R. D.; Riddle, A. A.; Lee, T.; Walloga, J. M.
Publisher
USDA Economic Research Service, Washington, USA
Citation
Economic Research Report - Economic Research Service, USDA, 2017, No.229, pp iv + 65 pp.
Abstract

Bintuni Bay, located in the south of the Bird's Head Peninsula of West Papua, Indonesia, contains one of the largest mangrove forests in the world, growing in a variety of environmental conditions and geomorphologies. In the southern area of the bay, 82,120 ha of mangrove forest are actively...

Author(s)
Sillanpää, M.; Vantellingen, J.; Friess, D. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2017, 390, pp 137-146
Abstract

Timber from plantation forest mostly contains sapwood, and the heartwood part has a lot of juvenile wood, which has low resistance to attack by subterranean termites (Coptotermes curvignathus). Wood smoke created through pyrolysis contains numerous polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons that could...

Author(s)
Hadi, Y. S.; Efendi, M.; Massijaya, M. Y.; Pari, G.; Arinana
Publisher
Forest Products Society, Madison, USA
Citation
Forest Products Journal, 2016, 66, 7/8, pp 480-484
Abstract

Forests are sources of wood, non-timber forest products and ecosystems services and goods that benefit society as a whole, and are especially important to rural livelihoods. Forest landscape restoration (FLR) has been proposed as a way to counteract deforestation and reconcile the production of...

Author(s)
Adams, C.; Rodrigues, S. T.; Calmon, M.; Chetan Kumar
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Biotropica, 2016, 48, 6, pp 731-744
Abstract

Over the last 20 years a considerable number of international forest-related policies has evolved, collectively referred to as the international forest regime complex. The objectives of this study are to identify the most relevant international forest-related issues discussed in Indonesia as well...

Author(s)
Wibowo, A.; Giessen, L.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development, 2015, 8, 3, pp 10-27
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the physical and mechanical properties of glued laminated timber (glulam) manufactured from small-diameter logs of three wood species, Acacia mangium (mangium), Maesopsis eminii (manii), and Falcataria moluccana (sengon), with densities of 533, 392, and 271...

Author(s)
Komariah, R. N.; Hadi, Y. S.; Massijaya, M. Y.; Suryana, J.
Publisher
Korean Society of Wood Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Mokchae Konghak = Journal of the Korean Wood Science and Technology, 2015, 43, 2, pp 156-167
Abstract

The condition of Indonesian production forests is currently experiencing potential crisis which caused by illegal logging practice, forest conversion, forest fires, forest encroachment and corporate political that have orientation on maximum profit that will ultimately threaten the existence of...

Author(s)
Mayawati, S.; Mustadjab, M. M.; Hanani, N.; Arifin, Y. F.
Publisher
SAVAP International (Society for the Advancement of Education through Visionary Academicians/Researchers for Peaceful Globe), Lodhran City, Pakistan
Citation
Academic Research International, 2014, 5, 5, pp 46-55
Abstract

This report is an output of the ITTO Market Information Service with the aim of improving transparency in the international tropical timber market. The reports discusses trends in timber market in Central/West Africa, Ghana, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, India, Brazil, Peru, Guyana, Japan, China,...

Publisher
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), Yokohama, Japan
Citation
Tropical Timber Market Report, 2013, 17, 22, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

Alang and Tongkonan are two kinds of building compilers Tana Toraja traditional houses having a status as a Wooden Cultural Heritage (WCH). WCH has became world tourist site, and nominated as one of the World Heritage. Indonesian Law regarding Cultural Heritage mandates WCH to be preserved through...

Author(s)
Suranto, Y.
Publisher
Sustain Society, Kyoto, Japan
Citation
The 4th International Conference on sustainable future for human security, Kyoto, Japan, 19-21 October 2013, 2013, pp 35-42
AbstractFull Text

This infobrief discusses a comprehensive strategy for the development of the furniture industry (the 'Roadmap'), which was created for the period 2013-23 and the drafted Jepara District Regulation. Under this, one group of small-scale furniture manufacturers and one individual applied for...

Author(s)
Purnomo, H.; Wardell, A.; Shantiko, B.; Achdiawan, R.; Melati; Yovi, E.; Effendi, R.; Amin, S. M.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Infobrief, 2013, No.64, pp 8 pp.

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