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New Study Examines Drivers of Deforestation in Indonesia

January 21, 2015

IndonesiaLandGovernanceReportIndonesia has the highest rate of forest cover loss in the world, a consequence of a many factors, including poor forest and land governance which results in illegal and unplanned forest conversion and degradation, unnecessary damage to sensitive landscapes, increased risk of natural disasters, and other negative social and economic impacts. This new Asia Foundation study investigates the underlying drivers of deforestation to help identify interventions that will improve land and forest governance in Indonesia. Download here.

Related locations: Indonesia
Related programs: Environment and Climate Action, Good Governance

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