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Palm estate is forest, says ministry

  • Adianto P. Simamora

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, February 16 2010 | 10:09 am

PREMIUM The Forestry Ministry is drafting a decree to include oil palm plantations in the forest sector to comply with international standards in mitigating climate change.

The ministry said it believed the policy would not lead to massive forest conversion into palm oil plantations as many critics feared.

“By definition, oil palm plantations will be defined as forest, but its management w...