RSIS Working Papers


  • When the Forest is Depleted: Resource Governance in the Border Regions of Kapuas Hulu in West Kalimantan, Indonesia 

    Muhyidin, Ali (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-01-30)
    There are particular challenges in managing natural resources in border areas between Kapuas Hulu in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, and Sarawak in Malaysia. Understanding resource governance in such areas is crucial, as it not only strengthens awareness ...
  • Economic and Strategic Dimensions of MEGA-FTAS: A Perception Survey of Asian Opinion Leaders 

    JI, XIANBAI; RANA, PRADUMNA B.; CHIA, WAI-MUN; LI, CHANGTAI (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2016-12-09)
    The advent of mega-free trade agreements (mega-FTAs) including the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a defining feature of global ...
  • Linking Resources to Livelihoods: A Comparative Study of Two Villages in the Chin State of Myanmar 

    Pau, John Cin Khan En Do (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2016-11-30)
    The various uses of resources, especially land and forests (as well as water resources, to a limited extent), in the Tualzaang and Ngalzaang villages of Myanmar’s northern Chin State are compared here. First, the types of resources utilised by the ...
  • Balancing Sustainable Growth and Forest Conservation through Spatial Planning for a Green Economy in the Heart of Borneo 

    Yanindraputri, Paramitha (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2016-10-30)
    Uncontrolled development in Borneo will potentially increase economic activities in relation to transport infrastructure and urbanisation, and further exert pressures on the environment, particularly in protected forest areas. Attempts have been made ...

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