Ministry of Environment and Forestry announces success to reduce deforestation rate in 2018, which is lower than targeted under Nationally Determined Contribution or NDC, the national document to reduce greenhouse gas emission.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry promotes SILIN to improve natural forests productivity and sustainable natural resources.
President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo handed over 37 decrees of social forestry, a total of 8,617 hectares, to 5,459 families in eight districts of West Java province.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry will issue two new forest managements, — Reduce Impact Logging (RIL) and Silviculture Intensive (SILIN) — to keep up with the evolution of technology.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) will set up a working group to speed up the process of social forestry.
President Joko Widodo said that Indonesia’s forest management should no longer based on routines and monotonous.
Amid interest on revision of conservation law, an activist said that it had excluded indigenous peoples as actor of conservation.
President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo said that the welfare of 10,2 million people living in the forests areas was far from achieved due to legal aspects in forest management.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry claims to have restored at least 1,05 million hectares in 2016. In total, the ministry had restored 4 million ha between 2015-16.
Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW) found that Indonesia was predicted to have lost Rp 1.3 trillion due to discrepancy data of forestry sector.
Minister of Environment and Forestry Siti Nurbaya Bakar received Aceh governor to discuss on forest management in Aceh, with Leuser Ecosystem as the main agenda.
Human, animals, and plants are depending on forest including for water. Unfortunately, the current forest condition is being damaged due to ongoing deforestation.