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Civil society and forest governance in Southeast Asia

Antonio P. Contreras

Civil society and forest governance in Southeast Asia

towards an alternative model in addressing trans-boundary forest-related conflicts

by Antonio P. Contreras

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Published by Southeast Asian Conflict Studies Network in Penang, Malaysia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil society -- Southeast Asia.,
  • Conflict management -- Southeast Asia.,
  • Environmental policy -- Southeast Asia.,
  • Forest management -- Southeast Asia -- Case studies.,
  • Southeast Asia -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAntonio P. Contreras.
    GenreCase studies.
    SeriesSEACSN working paper series -- no. 6
    ContributionsSoutheast Asian Conflict Studies Network., Sweden. Styrelsen för internationell utveckling.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 21 leaves ;
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16676584M
    ISBN 109833066054
    LC Control Number2007449081

    In the domain of environmental security, it appears that a strong civil society, one with strong social ingenuity and social capital, is a necessary condition not only for environmental security, but also for regional security in general. This paper will argue that in the context of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), much can be learned from the empirical experiences of.   This book shines a spotlight on this phenomenon, which speaks to fundamental questions about how such societies choose to organize themselves, how institutions of local governance change over time, and how individuals respond to and make use of the power of the cturer: Routledge.

      is a year of economic change for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as the region seeks to establish the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by December the road ahead to improving forest and land governance in Indonesia is steep. As civil society in Asia has made significant progress over the past several decades.   Governance and Civil Society in Myanmar: Education, Health and Environment (Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series Book 3) - Kindle edition by James, Helen, Duncan, Ron. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or cturer: Routledge.

    of forest governance reform processes that enjoy the support of all in Southeast Asia, West Africa, Central Africa, the Amazon Basin and Mesoamerica – and a strong civil society participating in decisions related to the sector.2 A lack of forest law compliance. UNODC organizes Civil Society Roundtable in Southeast Asia to build capacity across Anti-Corruption Themes. Manila (Philippines), 13 November - Civil society organisations (CSOs) from across Southeast Asia gathered in Manila to report on work undertaken and design initiatives for collaboration to fast-track the United Nations Convention against Corruption's (UNCAC) implementation in the.


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