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Customary forest gets help with recognition, protection

  • Severianus Endi

    The Jakarta Post

Pontianak | Fri, October 13 2017 | 12:29 am

PREMIUM Twenty years of waiting has finally paid off.

Rimak Adat Tawang Panyai forest in Tapang Semadak subdistrict in Sanggau regency, West Kalimantan, has finally been declared a protected customary forest.

One of the key figures behind the success is activist Agustinus of Lembaga Bela Banua Talino (LBBT), an advocacy organization based in Pontianak, the capital of West Kalimantan. Since 2...