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Resource periphery, corridor, heartland: contesting land use in the Kalimantan/Malaysia borderlands

Potter, Lesley


The long borderland in Kalimantan between Indonesia and East Malaysia is partly mountainous and environmentally unique, its three national parks forming the core of a tri-nation 'Heart of Borneo' initiative proposed by environmental NGOs and ratified in 2006. More accessible lowlands in West Kalimantan and the north of East Kalimantan constitute a typical 'resource periphery' in which strategic considerations, persisting through the Suharto years, now intersect with a range of new political,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Viewpoint
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8373.2009.01383.x


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