New publication: Renting legality: How FLEGT is reinforcing power relations in Indonesian furniture production networks

Maryudi, A. and Myers, R. 2018. Renting legality: How FLEGT is reinforcing power relations in Indonesian furniture production networks. Geoforum
Volume 97, December 2018, Pages 46-53.

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Highlights

We examine the power constellations of wood furniture actors under FLEGT.

FLEGT entrenches pre-existing inequalities and produces new modes of elite capture.

Legality verification drives new practices of renting out FLEGT licenses by larger producers.

Legality verification produces new opportunities for financial gain for larger firms.

Renting legality creates a new form of control over the market for large firms.

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