U.S. and Indonesia Sign Landmark Agreement in Support of Indonesia’s Forestry and Land Use Goals

US Embassy & Consulates in Indonesia
January 23, 2024
Category: Carbon, Climate & Bioenergy
Region: United States, International

JAKARTA – In a landmark move to bolster global environmental sustainability and climate resilience, the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) and the United States Forest Service (USFS) have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding supporting Indonesia’s Forest and Land Use Net Sink 2030 plan. USFS Chief Randy Moore and KLHK Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar signed the MOU at a ceremony in Jakarta on Tuesday. The critical agreement signifies a commitment from both nations to work collaboratively on sustainable forest management, forest carbon governance, forest and land fire control, and education and training. This collaboration aligns with the global urgency to address climate change and environmental degradation, recognizing the crucial role of forests in carbon sequestration and biodiversity conservation.

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