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Asia Pacific Viewpoint
Focal point: 
Eden Batol
Working languages: 
English

Asia Pacific Viewpoint publishes academic research in geography and allied disciplines on the economic and social development of the Asia Pacific. Particular attention is paid to the interplay between development and the environment and to the growing interconnections between countries in the region. Coverage includes:

• the growth of linkages between countries within the Asia Pacific region, including international investment, migration, and political and economic co-operation
• the environmental consequences of agriculture, industrial and service growth, and resource developments within the region
• first-hand field work into rural, industrial, and urban developments that are relevant to the wider Pacific, East and South East Asia
• theoretical research demonstrating the utility of concepts and frameworks for understanding of development patterns within the Asia Pacific region.

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 ‘Shifting ground’: Renegotiating land rights and rural livelihoods in Sarawak, Malaysiaapv_1446 136..147
Peer-reviewed publication
August 2011
Malaysia

In this paper, we use an actor-oriented perspective to explore the nature and extent of conflict and negotiation with regard to land use and tenure among the Iban of Sarawak. The Iban are shifting cultivators who have long been involved in smallholder cash crops.

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