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Which Way Forward by Carol J. Pierce Colfer

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CHAPTER SIXTEEN

Dynamics of IllegalLogging in Indonesia

Richard G. Dudley

Tropical forests have been one of Indonesia's most important natural resources, contributing substantially to export earnings, employment, and the livelihood of local people. Roughly 300,000 people are employed in the wood-processing sector and at least 14 million are in some way directly dependent on the forest for their living. Forest products accounted for more than 11% of export earnings during 1994–1999. Although it is clear that forests have contributed substantially to the economic and social well-being of Indonesia's people, these benefits have been produced without due regard for forest sustainability. Also, a small political and economic elite have manipulated ...

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