FIRST MEETING OF THE INDEPENDENT PEAT EXPERT WORKING GROUP (IPEWG)

APRIL Sustainable Forest Management Policy

Members of the newly organised Independent Peat Expert Working Group (IPEWG) conducted their first meeting on 21 to 23 January 2016 in Pangkalan Kerinci, Riau Province.

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APRIL GROUP EXTENDS SUCCESSFUL FIRE FREE VILLAGE PROGRAMME IN RIAU

APRIL's Fire Free Village Program (FFVP) extended in 2016

APRIL Group has announced the extension of its successful Fire Free Village Programme at an official event held in Pangkalan, Kerinci on Saturday, 30 January 2016.

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SIXTH STAKEHOLDER ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SAC) MEETING REPORT

SAC members and APRIL team

Members of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) met for the sixth time on 12 to 15 January 2016  to review progress on APRIL’s Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) 2.0.  Read more ›

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Peatland Management – Key to a Sustainable Future

APRIL Manages High Conservation Value Forest

By: Anthony Greer, Head Peatland Sustainability

An important stream of forest-related discussions at the recent UN meeting on climate (COP21) and in other forums over the past several years has been the sustainability of peatlands where plantation forests have been established. Read more ›

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APRIL Group Announces Expanded RER Eco-restoration Project

APRIL announces expansion of Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER)

As governments meet in Paris to finalize a global climate treaty, APRIL Group has announced it is more than doubling its peatland restoration commitment in Indonesia to 150,000 hectares and investing US$100 million over the next decade in conservation and restoration. Read more ›

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Landscape Level Restoration of Peat Forest in Kampar Peninsula

Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER) a collaboration initiated by APRIL Group in 2013 to protect peat forest in Kampar Peninsula.

By: Dr. Petrus Gunarso – Conservation Director, APRIL

As we are all aware, Indonesia’s peatland areas are some of the most sensitive and endangered ecosystems in the world, while the Kampar Peninsula landscape is one of the largest peatland areas in Southeast Asia. Read more ›

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