SBY Signs Decree on 2-Year Deforestation Moratorium | WWF

SBY Signs Decree on 2-Year Deforestation Moratorium



Posted on 19 May 2011
From the Jakarta Globe: President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has finally signed a two-year moratorium on the conversion into logging concessions of almost half of the total forest cover in Indonesia. The moratorium is part of a bilateral agreement with Norway in which Indonesia will receive $1 billion to launch activities under the United Nations-backed Reducing Emissions From Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD Plus) program. Read more...

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