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REDD+: A pathway to prosperity

  • Wahjudi Wardojo and Greg Fishbein

Jakarta | Mon, July 18 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM In September 2009, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono committed Indonesia to a 26 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, and up to a 41 percent reduction with international assistance, while growing the economy at 7 percent per year at the same time.

As emissions from forests and peatland forests account for more than 60 percent of Indonesia’s overall emissions, the conce...