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Indonesia needs $4b to avert deforestation

  • Adianto P. Simamora

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, June 3 2009 | 09:39 am

PREMIUM The government is upbeat that Indonesian deforestation could be averted if international communities grant US$4 billion until 2012 to finance the livelihood of local people and stop forest conversions. The Forestry Ministry said the money would be used to address the main causes of deforestation prior to the implementation of the reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) ...

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