Thinking and working politically is often viewed as crucial for anti-corruption reform efforts in resource sectors. But what happens when it does not play a central role? Lessons from REDD+ implementation in Indonesia point to some actions for development practitioners. When working in a context of nationalist oligarchy it is vital to plan for reform backlash and governance deteriorations, and prioritise complementary democratic governance reforms.
Shaping Room for Maneuvre: A Political Ecology of REDD+ in Indonesia
David Aled Williams
Review of Daniel Peterson: Islam, Blasphemy, and Human Rights in Indonesia: The Trial of Ahok
South East Asia Research
Navigating Seas, Markets, and Sovereignties: Fishers and Occupational Slippage in the South China Sea
Lobbying, corruption and climate finance: The stakes for international development
Michael Nest, Saul Mullard