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Kuntoro Mangkusubroto chairs
REDD+ task force

JAKARTA: President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has signed a decree on a task force to prepare the establishment of institutions needed to implement a climate deal between Indonesia and Norway.

The decree, signed on Sept. 20, appointed Kuntoro Mangkusu-broto — now chief of the Presidential Work Unit for Development Monitoring and Control (UKP4) — as chairman of the task force.

Task force members include Heru Prasetyo, Anny Ratnawati, Lukita Dinarsyah Tuwo, Joyo Winoto, Hadi Daryanto, Masnellyarti Hilman, Agus Purnomo, Imam Santoso and Nirarta Samadhi.

Article 3 of the decree states that the task force would work to ensure the formulation of a national strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) and the national plan of action to cut emissions. — JP

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