methodology paper reports on the methodologies to be used in addressing two main
objectives of the project:
Determine current and past patterns of fire in a range of strategically
Determine positive and negative impacts of a range of fire management
strategies, particularly for forestry
proposed outputs that relate to these objectives are
Describe methodology for, and description of, biophysical and socio-economic
condition of the field sites in eastern Indonesia
Synopsis of existing and past fire management practices in different
Contemporary fire and land-use maps
biophysical and socio-economic information will be used to create a GIS for the
sites in eastern Indonesia.
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Fire Mapping and Monitoring
- spatial data collation and analysis
Social cultural research
- Participatory Rural Appraisal.
methodologies were discussed at the inception meeting held in Waingapu, Sumba,
17-20 March 2003.
for the CIFOR study of causes and impacts of fires in western Indonesia is described
in the following publication.
L., Suyanto, Applegate, G., Chokkalingum, U. (2001) Project methodology. The underlying
causes and impacts of fires in Indonesia. Project: B7/6201/99/034/DEV/Ft. CIFOR.