Jokowi has shown his commitment to rejuvenate the political initiative in stopping deforestation and strengthening the coordination between national and subnational government.
They were there to present to their district government what would be one of the most important proposal in terms of indigenous land rights recognition to date; the true recognition of the Nagari
The importance of canal blockings is no doubt, big. One can argue that it might not fully solve the forest fire problem, but it contributes a lot to minimize the damage. A mutual understanding and cooperation between government, companies, NGOs, and local communities is highly necessary.
After the one of the worst forest fire and haze crisis in 2014, Jokowi move fast to strengthen regulations for new concessions in peatland, forest and palm oil.
Indonesia is known to be one of the leading producers of palm oil. The industry contributes to nearly 50% products of palm oil in the world
The Tesso Nilo National Park (TNNP) is a national conservation forest that spans across the sub-district of Pelalawan and Indiragiri Hulu, Riau. Once a production forest, TNNP was converted into a conservation forest by provincial and national government in 2004 then expanded again in 2009.
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) is an effort to create a financial value for the carbon stored in forests, offering incentives for developing countries to reduce emissions from forested lands and invest in low-carbon paths to sustainable development. "REDD+" goes beyond deforestation and forest degradation...
The English debate team from University of Indonesia eventually emerge as champion of the English debate competition held as a side event in Climate Festival by Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK), in cooperation with UNDP REDD+ and Norwegia which lasted from 1st – 4th of February 2016 in Jakarta Convention Center.
"Kami membayangkan sebuah kota maju dengan konsep sederhana. Maju bukan berarti mewah dan besar. Di masa depan rumah dan bangunan bisa dirancang lebih kecil dan banyak lahan terbuka hijau dengan energi yang berasal dari energi terbarukan," ujar Arif.