Researchers looking at how biofuels can reverse deforestation in Indonesia

November 26, 2018 |

In Indonesia, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), the Korean National Institute of Forest Science (NIFOS) and Indonesia’s University of Muhammadiyah Palangkaraya (UMP) are working together to study increasing biofuel plantations on a 7.2 million hectare tract of mostly degraded land in the province of Central Kalimantan that could help reduce deforestation in the country by looking at species that contribute to food security as well as provide position environmental impacts. The area has been significantly degraded by mining and agricultural activities.

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