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Moratorium issued to protect primary forests, peatland

  • Adianto P. Simamora

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, May 20 2011 | 08:00 am

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Thursday finally signed a policy banning the conversion of primary forest and peatland for two years as part of a government pledge to combat climate change through reducing deforestation.

With the presidential instruction, all local authorities should stop issuing forestry permits, including for plantation and mining companies eyeing businesses in prim...

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