Political Ecology of REDD+ in Indonesia

Indonesia’s commitment to reducing land-based greenhouse gas emissionsignificantly includes the expansion of conservation areas, but these developmentsre not free of conflicts. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of agrarianonflicts in the context of the implementation of REDD+ (Reducing Emi...

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Main Author: Hein, Jonas I.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Taylor & Francis 2019
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Collection: OAPEN - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Indonesia’s commitment to reducing land-based greenhouse gas emissionsignificantly includes the expansion of conservation areas, but these developmentsre not free of conflicts. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of agrarianonflicts in the context of the implementation of REDD+ (Reducing Emissionsrom Deforestation and Forest Degradation) and forest carbon offsetting inndonesia, a country where deforestation is a major issue.he author analyzes new kinds of transnational agrarian conflicts whichave strong implications for global environmental justice in the REDD+ pilotrovince of Jambi on the island of Sumatra. The chapters cover: the rescaling ofhe governance of forests; privatization of conservation; and the transnationalimensions of agrarian conflicts and peasants’ resistance in the context ofEDD+. The book builds on an innovative conceptual approach linkingolitical ecology, politics of scale and theories of power. It fills an importantnowledge and research gap by focusing on the socially differentiated impactsf REDD+ and new forest carbon offsetting initiatives in Southeast Asia,roviding a multi-scalar perspective.t is aimed at scholars in the areas of political ecology, human geography,limate change mitigation, forest and natural resource management, as well asnvironmental justice and agrarian studies.
Physical Description:230
ISBN:9781138479319
9781351066020