November 21, 2019
79% of Indonesia's priority targets linked to MoEF
“More than half of the ministry's budget in 2020 has been allocated to cover efforts in accelerating the realization of 79% of the national program priorities next year."
November 18, 2019
GAR’s peat rehabilitation site burned again
Unfortunately, however, over 40% of the peat rehabilitation site was ravaged by fires again this September, undoubtedly contributing to the haze-causing fires emanating from Indonesian Borneo.
November 14, 2019
Carbon credit arrangements to be finalized: Minister
“The President emphasized that the arrangements on carbon credit and trading have been assigned to me (as the authorized minister according to the relevant laws and regulations). As such, previous efforts will be continued and finalized in this period."
November 11, 2019
Haze-causing fires ongoing in APP concession
PT BMH, a controversial pulpwood concession controlled by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP Sinarmas), has frequently been the source of serious haze-causing peat fires. This year is no exception.
November 6, 2019
Govt: RSPO should question its own effectiveness
RSPO should assess its effectiveness as the sustainable palm oil certifying body, given that more than half of the palm oil concessions sealed by the authorities this year due to haze-causing fires burning within them are RSPO members.
November 4, 2019
CIFOR DG: Key efforts needed to sustain momentum on peat, forests
The Director General of the CIFOR Robert Nasi told foresthints.news in a recent discussion that efforts undertaken and still underway in the field of forestry and peatlands in Indonesia need to be continued and strengthened.