The Forest Scribe

WALHI Rejects Draft Omnibus Laws, Wants Govt to Comply with higher 2001 Resolution

Friends of the Earth Indonesia (WALHI) on Wednesday (29/1) called on the government to drop plans…

Environmental Watchdog Wants Govt to Conduct Comprehensive Review of All Concessions

Environmental watchdog Friends of the Earth Indonesia (WALHI) on Wednesday (29/1) called on the government to…

Four Indonesian Ministries Synergize to Strengthen Social Forestry Program

The Environment and Forestry Ministry, mindful that it is too large a task for one government…

Decade Witnessed Forest Still Being Lost a High Rates: WRI

The last decade has seen the world continue to lose its forests at high rates, hampering…

No Peat Restoration, Fire Prevention without Economic Benefits: Lesson Learned

A participatory action research project on community-based fire prevention and peatland restoration in Riau, a peatland-rich…

Absence of Common Database, Increases Complexity in Indonesian Forestry Sector

The Indonesian forestry sector has been marked by, on one side, accusations such as uncontrolled deforestation,…

Revenues from Indonesian Production Forest Down in 2019

Indonesia saw revenues from its production forests decline by 4.5 percent to Rp 2.73 trillion in…

WALHI To Make Sure Govt To Enforce Supreme Court Ruling on Plantations in Forests

Friends of the Earth Indonesia (WALHI) is airing doubts that the government would be serious in…

BPS: Indonesia Lost 1.40% of its Forest in 2014-2018

A report issued by the Indonesian Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) issued at the end of…

Sawit Watch Airs Concerns Over Planned Revision of Manpower Law

Palm oil watchdog Sawit Watch is airing concerns that a plan by the Ministry of Manpower…