Korea Involved in Helping Land Restoration in Londerang Peat Protected Forest

Published by Tribun Jambi

RESTORING PEATLAND- Director of Korea Indonesia Forest Center, Lee Sung-gil sticking a ‘wish paper’ on the ‘Tree of Hopes’ mural in the Inauguration Ceremony of Peatland Restoration Project Office in Jambi

Many parties continue to restore burnt peatlands in Jambi, both by government and non-government organizations. Indonesia and Korea established a cooperation to restore the damaged peatlands. Most recently, the Governments of Indonesia and the Republic of Korea are collaborating to restore burnt peatlands in Jambi.

The location of this program is in the Londerang Peat Protected Forest (HLG Londerang), which covers Tanjung Jabung Timur and Muaro Jambi Regency. HLG Londerang is currently in poor condition because of the forest and land fires that have scorched the trees there. The area, which is surrounded by five oil palm plantation concessions and industrial tree plantations, needs to be restored immediately.

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