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Modeling the dynamics of landscapes and livelihoods in Malinau District, Indonesia

Posted by on 2021-12-23

“The complex dynamic interactions between land resources and society have to be taken into account when planning land use and managing land resources. Simulation models and participatory modeling can be ideal tools to improve our understanding of these complex interactions. For several decades, land use in Malinau district was dictated…

Developing multi-stakeholder forest management scenarios: a multi-agent system simulation approach applied in Indonesia

Posted by on 2021-12-23

Participatory approaches to development in general and natural resource management in particular are now a widely accepted management strategy. Multi-agent system (MAS), a computer-based tool, offers a promising approach for multi-stakeholder management systems such as the case involving community-managed resources. MAS provides a framework where stakeholders’ (or agents) individual actions,…