Agroforestry on an Active Volcanic Small Island in Indonesia: Prospering with Adversity

  • Agroforestry on an Active Volcanic Small Island
  • Mercy Maggy Franky Rampengan, Agni Klintuni Boedhihartono, Chris Margules, Jeffrey Sayer, Lisa Law, Jean-Christophe Gaillard, Ong Thi Ngan Tien, Tran Thi My Linh
  • Geographical Research, October 2015, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/1745-5871.12148

What is it about?

The paper charts the sociocultural dynamics of Siau Island in Indonesia and examines how local coping mechanisms based on an agroforestry economy have assisted villagers in dealing with volcanic and other hazards.

Why is it important?

The paper contributes to more informed responses to managing volcanic risk.

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The following have contributed to this page: Dr JC Gaillard and Dr Mercy Rampengan