CHAPTER SEVEN

Structural Problemsin Implementing NewForestry Policies

Hariadi Kartodihardjo

Forest management and the forest industry in Indonesia have undergone significant policy shifts that will have both present and future effects. Efforts have been made to achieve justice in the forestry business, such as promulgating a new policy on the redistribution of forest assets. Yet there is one condition that has made forest resources increasingly vulnerable: the growth of looting and timber theft, which has increased business uncertainty. Meanwhile, weaknesses in forest conservation efforts remain an important issue needing speedy resolution, through both policy improvement and implementation and through other measures. The following questions ...

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