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Indonesias forests make up one of the worlds most biologically diverse ecosystems. They have long been harvested by local people to meet their daily needs. Since the 1970s, a combination of demographic, economic and policy factors has driven forest exploitation at the industrial scale and resulted...

Author(s)
Casson, A.; Muliastra, Y. I. K. D.; Obidzinski, K.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Working Paper, 2014, No.170, pp 122 pp.
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Fiji is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean which enjoys tropical climate most of the year round with minimal extremes. Agriculture is identified as the foundation of Fiji's economy. Horticulture is one of the largest growing sub-sectors of agriculture and holds potential for...

Author(s)
Nath, P.
Publisher
Indian Society of Horticultural Research and Development, Uttarakhand, India
Citation
Progressive Horticulture, 2014, 46, 2, pp 175-183
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Countries in Southeast Asia have been producing bioenergy since 2005. With the exception of bioethanol production in Thailand, most initiatives responded to rising crude oil prices and the increasing domestic fuel subsidies. This paper reviews the development of the bioenergy sector in Indonesia,...

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Dermawan, A.; Obidzinski, K.; Komarudin, H.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Working Paper, 2012, No.94, pp v + 22 pp.
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A significant change in the composition of agricultural exports from major plantation crops to non-traditional tree crops such as spices, fruits, and timber which mainly originated from small holder agroforestry systems is evident during the last few decades in Sri Lanka. Development of supply...

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Thamiem, S.; Weerahewa, J.; Pushpakumara, D. K. N. G.; Singh, V. P.
Publisher
Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA), University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Citation
Tropical Agricultural Research, 2011, 22, 4, pp 338-347
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Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has some 8 million inhabitants and is mainly surrounded by savanna and patches of degraded forest. Estimated fuelwood consumption is in the range of 3 to 6 million tones of fuelwood equivalent per year (representing 0.6 to 1.2 MT of...

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Peltier, R.; Bisiaux, F.; Dubiez, E.; Marien, J. N.; Muliele, J. C.; Proces, P.; Vermeule, C.
Publisher
Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), Paris, France
Citation
Proceedings of a symposium on Innovation and Sustainable Development in Agriculture and Food, Montpellier, France, 28 June to 1st July 2010, 2010, pp hal-00512274

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