Book 1

In Search of Middle Indonesia

In Search of Middle Indonesia

BRILL. 2014

The middle classes of Indonesia’s provincial towns are not particularly rich yet nationally influential. This book examines them ethnographically. Rather than a market-friendly, liberal middle class, it finds a conservative petty bourgeoisie just out of poverty and skilled at politics. Please note that Sylvia Tidey's article (pp. 89-110) will only be available in the print edition of this book (9789004263000).

Decentralization of Forest Administration in Indonesia

Decentralization of Forest Administration in Indonesia

CIFOR. 2006

Since the collapse of Soeharto’s New Order regime in May 1998, Indonesia’s national, provincial, and district governments have engaged in an intense struggle over how authority and the power embedded in it, should be shared. How this ongoing struggle over authority in the forestry sector will ultimately play out is of considerable significance due to the important role that Indonesia’s forests play in supporting rural livelihoods, generating economic revenues, and providing environmental...

Rural Investment Climate Assessment: Innovations in small enterprise lending by Bank Danamon Simpan Pinjam in Wiradesa Sub-district, Central Java

Rural Investment Climate Assessment: Innovations in small enterprise lending by Bank Danamon Simpan Pinjam in Wiradesa Sub-district, Central Java

Annual Report

Annual Report

REDD+ on the ground

REDD+ on the ground

CIFOR. 2014

REDD+ is one of the leading near-term options for global climate change mitigation. More than 300 subnational REDD+ initiatives have been launched across the tropics, responding to both the call for demonstration activities in the Bali Action Plan and the market for voluntary carbon offset credits.