Restoring Indonesia’s degraded and post-fire peatlands: Policy framework, strategic actions and techniques

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Authors: 
Alue Dohong
Book (published in): 
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Venue: 
Kuching
Year: 
2016
Keywords: 
degraded peatland, restoration, rewetting, revegetation

Summary:

President Republic of Indonesia has enacted the Presidential Regulation No. 1 of 2016 concerning the establishment Indonesia’s Peatland Restoration Agency. This new special government agency has been tasked to coordinate and facilitate the restoration activities in 7 provinces covering a total area of 2 million hectares degraded and post-fires peatlands during the period of 2016-2020. In order to achieve this target, therefore, several strategies and actions have been currently implemented among others are the establishment of national and provincial institutions;...