The Forest Scribe

The Anak Rawa Tribe Seeks Rights to its Customary Forest in Indonesia’s Riau

By Winahyu Dwi Utami Five years have gone by but the Anak Rawa Penyengat, an indigenous…

KPK Detains Suspect in Bribery Case linked to Riau Forest Conversion

This article was first published on The Palm Scribe a sister website. The Corruption Eradication Commission…

APP Sinar Mas Helicopter Helps Extinguish Ground Fires in Riau’s Siak District

In line with its commitment to assist communities around its industrial timber estates, APP Sinar Mas…

Farmer Group Teaches How to Conserve Forest While Deriving Economic Benefit from it

By Winahyu Dwi Utami   A group of farmers in Riau Province’s Kuantan Singigi district is…

Remain Alert Despite Lower Forest and Land Fires Seen for 2021: Expert

The chances of forest and land fires occurring in the first quarter of 2021 are low…

Sinar Mas Program Recognized as Contributing to Forest and Ground Fire Prevention  

The Village (DMPA) program of palm oil company Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food has received a…

Sakai Kandis Forest Tribe Adapts to Modern Time Through Education

The Sakai Kandis tribe which used to be a nomadic forest tribe that is indigenous to…

Indonesia Tries out Round-the-clock Early Forest and Ground Fire Detection System

Long plagued by annual forest and ground fires that have contributed to the rapid deforestation of…

Public Figures’ Role Crucial in Fighting Fires in Peat Soil

Recognizing the important role played by public figures in the prevention of fires in peat soil,…

Prevention, Peat, Focus of Indonesia’s Forest and Ground Fire Handling in 2020

The focus of government efforts in preventing and handling forest and ground fires in Indonesia this…