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Rattan cultivation and livelihoods: the changing scenario in Kalimantan

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This article discusses an analysis of the changing role of rattan in people's livelihoods in an area of Kalimantan, Indonesia where it has been cultivated in a traditional rice-swidden system for more than 100 year.
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    Belcher, B.




    canes and rattans, calamus caesius, shifting cultivation, forest products industry, plantations, social benefits



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