For the past three years of Joko Widodo-Jusuf Kalla administration, infrastructure development which has been the core of its policy has instead put more threats on farmers and fishermen as food producers, said activists.
Endang Sukara, senior researcher on microbiology of Indonesian Institute for Sciences (LIPI) said that despite of ratifying Nagoya Protocol in 2013, Indonesia has yet to set up national strategic plan on Access Benefit Sharing (ABS).
Research and Development and Innovation Agency of Ministry of Environment and Forestry with Directorate General of Natural Resources Conservation and Ecosystem, established an Orangutan Research Center, in Samboja, East Kalimantan.
Hobbyists of wildlife species accounted for 78 percent of online demands, starting from tiger offsets, deer heads and elephant ivory, making them the largest contributor in the chain of illegal wildlife trading.
Indonesia's Special Envoy for Climate Change Control, Rachmat Witoelar, said that blue carbon will speed up the country's target on reducing greenhouse gas emissions through its submitted NDC to the UNFCCC on November 2016.
Despite of the country's marine potential, Indonesia is still lacking behind to recognize its fisherwoman who serves as crucial actor to ensure economical fulfillment while the husbands went to the seas.
Indonesia's effort to achieve climate change targets by reducing greenhouse gas emissions for 29 percent and 41 percent with international help by 2030 will not succeed without the role of regional levels.