Portrait of Indonesia’s Forests: 15.2 million Ha Forest Has Gone

Bogor, July 27, 2011. Today, a report with titled “Portrait of Indonesia Forest, 2000-2009” has been launched by Forest Watch Indonesia (FWI). The report provide an analysis of  Indonesia forest cover in the period of 2000-2009 as well as the performance of management  within the existing concessions, such as timber plantation, palm oil plantation and mining. Around 15.2 million hectares of forest in Indonesia has gone (deforested) with a rate of deforestation around 1.5 million hectares per year. The report of Portrait of Indonesia Forests, in the period of 2000-2009 which has been launched, clearly describe that in 2009,  the remaining forest left only 46.3% or  88 million hectares where …;