The reduction of greenhouse gas emission from the forestry sector and land use, commonly referred to as Reducing Emssion from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is a global mechanism which involves positive incentives for developing countries such as Indonesia to protect their forest covers.
An important principle in benefit sharing proceed from cutting down CO2 emission from deforestation and forest and peat land degradation is paradigm change that place the people to be the subject of the program or the policy.
Indigenous peoples have proved themselves as one of the best protectors of the forest. But they’re also the most impacted party when there is an imbalance function of forest that happens.
The discussion regarding REDD+ is inseparable from the discourse on land use. In reality, the issue of land use in Indonesia is never free from conflict. The overlapping of land use permits has become the key problem in the ensuing conflict of land use.
Kejadian kebakaran hutan dan lahan gambut 2015 menempatkan Indonesia ke titik perhatian dunia. Berulangnya kejadian kebakaran kali ini bertanggung jawab atas kerugian ekonomi dengan perkiraan awal mencapai $ 16 milyar.