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41m hectares of forests still available for business use

  • Rangga D. Fadillah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, November 10 2010 | 10:37 am

PREMIUM The two-year moratorium on forest and peatland conversions will not affect the development of new plantation areas because investors will still be permitted to open up new plantation areas, albeit in a special forest area, a forestry official said.

The Forestry Ministry secretary-general, Hadi Daryanto, said Tuesday that the government had allocated up to 41 million hectares as so-called sp...