We warmly welcome any contributions on environmental issues for the ERNASIA Newsletter. These include research notes, fieldreports, and announcements. Articles should be between 500 to 800 words. All correspondence should be sent to The ERNASIA Secretariat, Environmental Policy Group, Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University, Hollandseweg 1, 6706 KN, Wageningen, tel. +31-(0)317-484452, fax +31-(0)317-483990, e-mail