In Indonesia, the persistence of illegal logging has long been attributed to corrupt networks involving powerful brokers, private sector entrepreneurs, and local political heads. But how do these networks function, who participates in them, and whose interests do they serve? We apply social network analysis to map a corrupt network that operated in Pelalawan, Riau province, to study how such networks are constructed and how they might ultimately be disrupted.
Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in a context of nationalist oligarchy: Lessons from Indonesia
Will REDD+ safeguards mitigate corruption? Qualitative evidence from Southeast Asia
Aled Williams, Kendra Dupuy
The Journal of Development Studies