Govt looks to disband zero-deforestation pledge
Hans Nicholas Jong
The Jakarta Post
The government is campaigning against a “zero deforestation” pledge (IPOP) signed by leading palm oil producers in Indonesia. This stands in stark contrast to Indonesia’s commitment to promoting sustainable agro-forestry practices.
The Agriculture Ministry said on Tuesday the government was looking for a legal basis to disband the pledge. The pledge was initially designed to promote s...
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