Indonesian president gives forest management back to indigenous communities

Indonesian president gives forest management back to indigenous communities

inhabitat.com 23 Feb '17, 4pm

For years, indigenous communities have fought for recognition as their rights have been contested by the government – even after independence in 1945, according to the World Agroforestry Centre. There are thousands of distinct ethnic groups across the islands of Indonesia, and Widodo recently took what the center described as a highly symbolic step in formally granting forest management titles to the nine indigenous communities. In a speech on the occasion, Widodo said, “Recognition also means an appreciation of Indonesia’s original values and its identity as a nation.”

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Perfect Tents for Off-grid Glamping

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gbcsa.org.za 23 Feb '17, 8am

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Green anchors of community: #LEED #venues spur urban growth & promote connection.

usgbc.org 22 Feb '17, 7pm
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We will be at @ecobuild 7-9 March #London

passivhaustrust.org.uk 23 Feb '17, 2pm

This year Ecobuild theme is Regeneration: Ecobuild 2017 will be regenerated into an immersive...

UK-GBC welcomes Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards guidance #MEES

ukgbc.org 23 Feb '17, 10am

“We warmly welcome the publication today of guidance for minimum energy efficiency standards....

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