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Business interests blamed for forest moratorium delay

  • Adianto P. Simamora

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, January 12 2011 | 10:42 am

PREMIUM The delay of a scheduled moratorium on forest conversion that was supposed to be enforced at the beginning of the year is the result of lobbying by businesses operating in the country’s forests, an official says.

Head of the presidential taskforce on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD plus) Kuntoro Mungkusubroto said that the lobbyists included people from ...