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Govt drops designating plantations as forests

  • Adianto P. Simamora

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, April 14 2010 | 08:43 am

PREMIUM The forestry ministry dropped its controversial initiative to classify oil palm plantations as forests after strong protests from environmental activists on fears that it would speed up deforestation.The statement was made by the ministry’s head of research and development Tachrir Fathoni on the sidelines of a seminar on Indonesian forestry following the Copenhagen climate talks.“We have dropp...

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