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The Indonesian deforestation moratorium: The devil is in the details

  • Serge Wich, Lian Pin Koh and Meine van Noordwijk

Jakarta | Mon, February 21 2011 | 09:17 am

PREMIUM Indonesia has promised to become a world leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In 2009 the president committed to a 26 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 to below business as usual levels. Of this total, 14 percent would have to come from reducing emissions from deforestation or forest degradation (REDD+). External investments in REDD+ are expected to raise total emission...