A Report on Longhouse Communities in the Anap River Basin: Based on Household Surveys
[Yumi Kato][Hiromitsu Samejima][Masahiro Ichikawa]

A Report on Longhouse Communities in the Anap River Basin: Based on Household Surveys Yumi Kato(Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University) Hiromitsu Samejima(Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University) Masahiro Ichikawa (Department of Agriculture, Kochi University) Introduction  This is a report on surveys of villages in the Anap River Basin of Sarawak, Malaysia. The aim of the surveys was to collect basic information and to figure outline of the longhouse communities in Anap River Basin. This report documents our itinerary and presents excerpts from the interviews carried out by Masahiro Ichikawa, Hiromitsu Samejima, and Yumi Kato on August 23–25, 2011. We conducted interviews in Rh. Mawang and Rh. Entri […]

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Above Ground Biomass and Tree Species Diversity in Anap Sustainable Development Unit, with the Focus on the High Conservation Value Forest (HCVF)
[Hiromitsu Samejima, Malcom Demies, Miyako Koizumi]

Above Ground Biomass and Tree Species Diversity in Anap Sustainable Development Unit, with the Focus on the High Conservation Value Forest (HCVF) Hiromitsu Samejima(Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University) Malcom Demies(Sarawak Forestry Cooperation) Miyako Koizumi(Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University) Introduction  Maintenance of biomass or carbon stock and biodiversity are among the targets of sustainable forest management (SFM) and establishing a high conservation value forest (HCVF) is one of the measures of SFM to achieve these targets. However, the performance of HCVF management has not been well studied.  Inside the Anap Sustainable Development Unit (ASDU), Sarawak, Malaysia, four HCVFs and three water catchment areas (WCs) have been established. WCs […]

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Ground-dwelling Mammals and Birds Recorded by Camera Traps in Logged-over Forest in Anap Sustainable Development Unit, Sarawak, Malaysia
[Hiromitsu Samejima, Jason Hon]

Ground-dwelling Mammals and Birds Recorded by Camera Traps in Logged-over Forest in Anap Sustainable Development Unit, Sarawak, Malaysia Hiromitsu Samejima(Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University) Jason Hon(Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University / WWF Malaysia)1 Introduction  The tropical rainforest of Borneo is very rich in biodiversity. However, most of the remaining forests are being managed for logging by private companies. In line with the current advocacy for sustainability, the concept of sustainable forest management (SFM) can become an essential scheme to ensure that forestry practices are conducted in an acceptable manner that considers biodiversity conservation while maintaining economic sustainability. However, the performance of SFM practices and their […]

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Ethnoscape of Riverine Society in Bintulu Division [Yumi Kato, et al.]

Ethnoscape of Riverine Society in Bintulu Division Yumi Kato(The Hakubi Project /Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University) Hiromitsu Samejima (Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University) Ryoji Soda(Graduate School of Literature and Human Sciences, Osaka City University) Motomitsu Uchibori (Faculty of Liberal Arts, The Open University of Japan) Katsumi Okuno(College of Liberal Arts, J.F.Oberlin University) Noboru Ishikawa (Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University) Introduction  The study site of this project is the riverine areas of the Kemena and Tatau Rivers in the Bintulu Division. This article provides an overview of the ethnic groups living along those rivers. However, the details of these people, their backgrounds, and their inter-ethnic […]

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International Seminar:”Current Status and Challenges of Sustainable Forest Management in Borneo”

”Current Status and Challenges of Sustainable Forest Management in Borneo: Views from governments, private sectors, NGOs, and local communities” 【Date】December 9-10, 2013 【Venue】Inamori Fundation Memorial Building, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan  On December 9 and 10, our project held an international seminar ”Current Status and Challenges of Sustainable Forest Management in Borneo: Views from governments, private sectors, NGOs, and local communities with the co-hosted of Southeast Asian Studies for Sustainable Humanosphere research program.  The two-day seminar drew about 120 participants from Japan and overseas and was concluded with success.  From this Project, Samejima and Soda made their presentations based on the researches and studies of the […]

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