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Livelihoods, fire and policy in Eastern Indonesia

Tacconi, Luca; Ruchiat, Yayat


Indonesian legislation calls for a zero-burning policy. This approach to fire management is largely in response to significant negative impacts on the economy and the environment, not only in Indonesia but also the neighbouring region, that result annually from peat fires in Kalimantan and Sumatra. In this context, the present paper investigates the local use and management of fire in Flores and Sumba islands in eastern Indonesia. Our appraisals show that people's livelihoods depend on fire to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9493.2006.00240.x


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