A map-based analysis of human pressure on coral reefs in Sabah, Malaysia, designed to halt reef degradation and improve coastal management.
Institutionalizing popular participation
This brief presents preliminary findings and recommendations from research on natural resources in decentralization efforts around the world.
Decentralization in Mainland Southeast Asia
Assesses the potential of decentralization reform to improve rural livelihoods and natural resource stewardship in this rapidly-changing region.
Principles and Practice in Mainland Southeast Asia
Explores options for enhancing regional environmental governance by examining political, economic, and environmental response to transboundary environmental challenges through four prominent regional institutions: ASEAN, ADB, ESCAP, and the MRC.
Provides a detailed analysis of threats to coral reefs across Southeast Asia and provides an economic valuation of what will be lost if these threats -- destructive fishing, overfishing, marine-based and inland pollution, coastal development -- continue.
Government policies on resource management and improvement of the livelihood of local people in the Ca River Basin, Vietnam
The HAU research indicates that both forest cover and forest quality have declined in Nghe An in the last decade, particularly in the Ca River Basin.
Livelihoods and resource competition in the mountains of Mainland Southeast Asia
Examines the challenges of managing the upper watersheds of mainland Southeast Asia, taking local livelihoods and resource competition as its point of departure.
The role of local communities
Examines the role of local communities specifically in forest law enforcement. Highlights the role of communities in law enforcement.
A synthesis of issues and opportunities
Assesses watershed management and upland development policy in Lao PDR in relation to government objectives and implementation capacity.
Resources and the regime
Uses satellite and field data to assess the impact of unsustainable logging on Burma's forests and establishes a link between logging policy, deforestation, and the political violence that has plagued the country in recent years.