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The Case of Tripa Peat Swamp: Entry Point To Revision Of Moratorium Map

Source:  Copyright 2012, endoftheicons
Date:  May 19, 2012
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The case of land use in Tripa Peat Swamp of Aceh’s Nagan Raya District is a small example of chaos in the Indonesian forest management. The government is urged to review the 4.8 million ha of forest excluded from the forestry moratorium map during the first revision.

”This case of Tripa, even that the area in dispute only of 1,605 ha, has uncover the truth about how chaotic the management of moratorium data astually is,” said Elfian Effendi, Executive Director of Greenomics Indonesia, Wednesday (16/5), in Jakarta.

The area of 1.605 in Tripa is part of 4.8 million of land and forest excluded by the government form its moratorium status during the revision of the Inficative Map for the Postponing iof New Lisence. (Peta Indikatif Penundaan Izin Baru – PIPIB), which were initially within the moratorium plan.

This case emerged after a number of NGOs protested against new lisence issued by the Governor of Aceh covering 1,605 ha to PT KA, although the ...

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