SEANET Perspective No 6 – Reducing deforestation by strengthening communal property rights

Reducing deforestation by strengthening communal property rights
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Despite a moratorium by the Indonesian government rejecting new logging concessions since May 2011, Indonesia saw 840,000 hectares of forests cleared in 2012 and deforestation levels continue to increase at an alarming rate every year. International experiences have shown that chances of sustainable long-term forest management improve when the ownership and management of forest resources remain with local communities.

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