Until five years ago, Indonesia was considered one of the world's biggest forest loggers. This changed last August when President Joko Widodo enaced a new policy that will permanently cease the issuance of new permit for clearing in natural forests and peatlands. What are the benefits of this policy for Indonesia?
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Sometimes, misconception about paludiculture occurs because the scientific definition and principles are not commonly discussed.
Indonesia must build on recent reductions in tree cover loss and protections for peatlands. To get there, they'll need more international support, innovative schemes such as peatland restoration and continued monitoring.