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Forest and Land-use

News • February 15, 2019

Vision: Blockchain Technology for Indonesia’s Palm Oil Sector

One of the biggest challenges for palm oil as a commodity is that of establishing traceability and sustainability. Indonesia supplies close to 45% of the world demand for palm oil. Over the last two decades, in Indonesia, the palm oil sector has grown tremendously (doubling in terms of area under palm oil plantation), but this […]

News • December 12, 2018

SEA Clinic Workshop for Regional Governments in Eastern Indonesia

GGGI facilitated a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Clinic Workshop in Supervising SEA Process for Development Plans and Spatial Plans, to support the Directorate of Pollution Impact Prevention for Regional and Sectoral Policies of Indonesia’s Ministry of Environment and Forestry and the South Sulawesi Provincial Environment Office on 5-7 December 2018 at the Travellers Hotel Phinisi […]

News • June 25, 2018

East Kalimantan Accelerates FMU Development

East Kalimantan is accelerating the development of Forest Management Units (FMU). Therefore, the East Kalimantan Forestry Office as the leading institution collaborated with development partner organizations in the province, including GGGI, and facilitated the inauguration of FMU Center on 25 June 2018. At the same time, the East Kalimantan Government officially announced the commencement of […]

News • September 30, 2017

Green Investment for a Greener Earth

East Kalimantan’s lush, tropical rainforest and its snaking, babbling rivers welcomed representatives of the Governors’ Climate and Forest Task Force (GCF) Annual Meeting 2017. They flew in from nine countries to advance jurisdiction-wide approaches to Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) and low emission development. The initiative was launched in 2009 by 10 […]