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Bali to design road map to become green province

  • Ni Komang Erviani

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, July 21 2010   /  12:06 pm

Bali has laid out a road map to create a clean, green and healthy province, the first green province in Indonesia. Governor Made Mangku Pastika claimed that all policies regarding tourism, agriculture, businesses must be in line with the administration's strong commitment in going green. All stakeholders in the community such as religious leaders, business people, NGOs and academics are involved in drawing up the green plan. In February this year, Bali declared itself as a green province with the launch of Bali Clean and Green campaigns. "The planned road map will be a landmark to realize our commitment to establish a green province," Pastika said. There are three main programs in the road map, namely green culture, green economy and green environment. Included in the programs are the revitalization of traditional organic farming systems and non-plastic waste pro...