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Minister responds to new WEF Global Risks Report

... forests and peatlands covering in excess of 66.1 million hectares, an area more than 16 times the size of Switzerland. “Indonesia is one of the most biodiversity-rich places on earth. The permanent ...

Sumatran tiger action plan for next 10 years being finalized

... year, President Joko Widodo signed a permanent moratorium on the development of primary forests and peatlands covering an area more than 1.7 times the size of Norway, significant parts of which ...

Forestry and environmental issues to dominate in 2020

... involved in reporting on relevant issues, especially those related to forestry, peatlands and key wildlife species in Indonesia. This reporting has been backed up by on-the-ground and spatial evidence. ...

Al Gore urged to learn from two sealed Cargill concessions

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS December 13, 2019 Al Gore urged to learn from two sealed Cargill concessions JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - In response to a speech made by former US Vice President ...

UNEP slides on Indonesia’s burned areas now irrelevant

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS December 12, 2019 UNEP slides on Indonesia’s burned areas now irrelevant JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The Indonesian Environment and Forestry Ministry ...

Assessment of unburned Bornean orangutan habitat required

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS December 3, 2019 Assessment of unburned Bornean orangutan habitat required JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - It is indisputable that this year's haze-causing ...

79% of Indonesia's priority targets linked to MoEF

... prevention of land and forest fires and restoration of peatlands are also among our specific priorities for next year. Furthermore, law enforcement efforts will continue to be carried out as intensively ...

Carbon credit arrangements to be finalized: Minister

... RBP can be requested and then delivered to the newly-launched, state-controlled LH fund,” she added. In early August this year, President Jokowi signed a permanent primary forest and peatland moratorium ...

Govt: RSPO should question its own effectiveness

... comes to deforestation and peatland drainage practices, both before and during the implementation of the palm expansion moratorium, many reports have emerged revealing the significant level of involvement ...

CIFOR DG: Key efforts needed to sustain momentum on peat, forests

... International Forestry Research (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 ...

APP’s reaction to haze-causing fires dismissed

... which shows that on 11 September haze-causing peat fires in the PT WKS concession had devoured parts of its conservation areas and commercial acacia plantation blocks. The burned peatland areas shown in ...

Action plan for orangutans revoked for upgrade

... that it was imperative to incorporate President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo’s order on a permanent moratorium - which ended the granting of new permits in primary forests and peatlands - into the action ...

Jakarta offers conditional deal to Brussels on palm oil

... the EU Delegated Act.” In early August this year, President Joko Widodo signed a permanent moratorium on granting permits for primary forests and peatlands, covering an area greater ...

CIFOR applauds President Jokowi’s moves

... and peatlands. Nasi declared that “tremendous progress has been made with regard to forest governance and policies in Indonesia under the administration of President Jokowi. The president and his ...

BRG revitalizing livelihoods from burned peatlands

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS August 27, 2019 BRG revitalizing livelihoods from burned peatlands JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The Indonesian Peat Restoration Agency (BRG) has delivered ...

Protection forests removed from moratorium map

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS August 16, 2019 Protection forests removed from moratorium map JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - More than three-quarters of Indonesia's primary forest and peatland ...

Special envoy: Permanent forest moratorium a fantastic move

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS August 12, 2019 Special envoy: Permanent forest moratorium a fantastic move JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The Indonesian permanent primary forest and peatland ...

WRI: Indonesian permanent forest moratorium a huge step

... global research organization, views Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s recent move to sign a permanent moratorium on granting new permits for primary forests and peatlands in areas spanning more ...

Indonesian permanent forest moratorium signed

... that President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has signed a 5-page order for a permanent moratorium which ends the provision of new permits in primary forests and peatlands covering areas of over 66 million ...

“Mostly deforestation free” not enough: Aidenvironment

... small but significant minority of growers and trader-refiners are putting Indonesia’s strategic commodity - palm oil - at great risk because they choose to continue clearing forests and peatlands at the ...

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