Every year, Indonesia and its neighbors brace for the fire season. As well as the risk to health encased by the resulting haze, the fires have created diplomatic tension in the region. Government and business have responded quickly and with affect, so why does the problem persist? Read more ›
Jakarta, 17 September 2014 – As a precautionary measure APRIL has raised its fire detection patrols to their highest level as the Indonesian Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) tracked an overall increase in fires in parts of Sumatra and Kalimantan which resulted in haze in Singapore and Malaysia. Read more ›
The Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) has appointed KPMG Performance Registrar Inc. (KPMG PRI) to conduct specified auditing procedures to assess implementation of APRIL’s Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP). SAC is due to issue a report of recommendations in November based on KPMG PRI’s findings.
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Members of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) met for the second time in August and recommend improvements on the implementation of APRIL’s Sustainable Forest Management Policy. Here is the complete SAC meeting report: Read more ›
Fires in Indonesia that cause haze across South East Asia are an ongoing problem. APRIL is working hard to be part of the solution. Read more ›
Fire and haze are an annual problem. Who starts the fires? Where do they originate?
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