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Local people partnership can combat climate change

Jakarta | Tue, November 14, 2017 | 08:38 am
Local people partnership can combat climate change Typical thick vegetation in Kalimantan. In Indonesia, the government acknowledges the importance of local and indigenous people and their role in managing forests. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM Keeping forests intact is key to climate change mitigation and sustainable development. This includes sustainably managing existing forests and restoring degraded ones, in which people, especially local communities, need to lead. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), as the leading global platform for climate experts, consistently reports that the world’s forests have a ce...

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