Caring Peat Reap Oil : Best Practice on Peatland Plantations

Did you know that in the last two years (2015-2016) forest fires on peatlands are getting drastically reduced? According to Minister Coordinator of Maritime Republic Indonesia, in the year 2016 forest fire down to 83 percent!

This is a good result of series efforts amongst the government of Republic Indonesia, the private sector and the community. Also all of these successes occurred as President Jokowi paid his full attention to forest fires, especially on peatlands regarding to the regulation formulation and implementation applied to all the plantation area.

What do palm oil industries do to prevent and overcome fires in peatlands? And how do Indonesian experts comment on the handling of peatlands on oil palm plantations?

Credit : LeadershipPark