Policy Brief 05 – Recognising and Maintaining the Carbon Stock Value of Mangrove Ecosystems

Indonesia is home to more than 20% of the world’s mangroves, which are multi-functional ecosystems that nurture fishery and forest resources, mitigate coastal disasters and climate change, provide ecosystem services and eco-tourism opportunities, act as carbon sinks and encourage biodiversity.…

Policy Brief 02 – Forest Management Units: Terminating the Open Access Regime of Indonesia’s Forests to Support REDD+ Objectives

The main drivers of deforestation in Indonesia are conversion of natural forests for small-scale cultivation, large-scale oil palm, tree plantations and mining. Forest conversion can occur legally and illegally, where illegal conversion occurs mainly because of the lack of coverage…

Policy Brief 01 – Sustainable Development Goals in the Indonesian Context: Key Issues for Policy Makers

The first instalment of policy briefs covers the overarching policy structure in Indonesia, explaining the relevance of issues within the Post-2015 Development Agenda that integrates the SDGs, and provides policy recommendations that link directly to national development planning. The Post-2015…