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Govt sets ambitious target of reducing forest fires by half

  • Hans Nicholas Jong

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, December 17 2016 | 08:10 am

PREMIUM The government has unveiled a grand strategy to reduce annual land and forest fires in the country over the next three years, aiming to halve the number of hot spots by 2019.

The grand strategy is an ambitious nationwide effort that will involve no fewer than 16 ministries and government agencies, encompassing 731 fire-prone villages in 66 cities and regencies in eight provinces: Riau, Jamb...