"The problem we face when we extinguish fire is water availability. Now, training and support coming in the form of hydrant is an effective way to prevent fire"
Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI) finally announced a fatwa concerning forest burning. This fatwa is created due to urgent demand coming from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF)
Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI) has released a fatwa concerning intentional burning of land which is destructive in nature and adversly impacting the surrounding environment.
A group of farmers, indigenous communities, and village enterpreneurs from all over the archipelago convened to present their works in an exhibition called “Pesona Hutan”.
Business meeting and discussion held between communities that produce and purchase Indonesia’s forest products is a manifestation of the effot to boost the consumption of Indonesia’s forest products and to bring forest closer to the daily lives of people.
As a Melayu community with local wisdom, the people of Sungai Pakning are cooperating to assist the government in forest and land fire prevention.
Reflecting on the haze in 2015, the Government of Riau responded swiftly. Preparing their resources in order to make sure that the fire no longer takes place and hope that there is no longer any case of forest fire.
Head of Bengkalis instructed all of the head of subdistricts, villages along with their ranks to be alert of forest and land fire. To not leave their work station for 24 hours in order to conduct monitoring of the field.
Assistance is provided for communities in four regions within the District of Bengkalis, Riau Province, in building canal blocks. The construction of these canals is a form of effort to prevent forest and land fire.
The event featured a comprehensive presentation as well as productive dialogue on peatland restoration and fire combating efforts involving experts and interested parties
UNDP Country Director and Kingdom of Norway’s Visitation To Community Infrastructure Program in Bengkalis
Two officials paid a visit to Bengkalis to observe and discuss the revitalization of land in Riau committed by its local communities.
The Supreme Court is training 100 judges to specialize in environmental cases as part of a wider government campaign against these types of violations.
The protection of forest from deforestation and degradation, as mandated by the Paris Agreement in 2015, is being followed up through multi-entity cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region.