More than 6,000 participants from 170 countries assembled in Sydney Australia last week for the IUCN World Parks Congress a once a decade forum that captures the boldest thinking of governments, institutions, private companies, communities, civil society leaders and indigenous peoples on approaches to protected areas ‘that respect and conserve nature while benefiting human health and prosperity. Read more ›
At the annual forestry exhibition in Jakarta, organized by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, APRIL and its operations unit PT. Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP) displays its sustainable forest management practice, eco-restoration program as well as its fire management capabilities.
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In a recently published editorial in The Straits Times, chairman of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA), Professor Simon Tay, examined the complex issues on the ground relating to Indonesia’s land and forest fire issue. Read more ›
Organised by the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA), a leading think-tank focused on research, analysis and discussion of regional and international issues, last week’s roundtable discussion and exhibition provided an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss solutions to the ongoing issue of haze, while at the same time provide the Singapore public with information and context on the collaborative efforts of industry, NGOs and governments to develop lasting solutions. Read more ›
Pangkalan Kerinci – Teluk Meranti’s successful fire prevention efforts were rewarded recently, with the village receiving Rp. 100 million from the community development fund of APRIL’s operations unit, PT. Riau Andalan Pulpand Paper (RAPP).
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, Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP)
The independent Stakeholder Advisory Committee created to oversee APRIL’s Sustainable Forest Management Policy met for three days in August with executives of the company. It announced the appointment of an independent auditor to assess the Policy’s implementation and pledged to publicize the assessment in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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