Indonesia

Law about Forestry 1999

Legislative
Law
Passed in 1999
The law on Forestry establishes the principles and measures to ensure the sustainability of forestry implementation. 

This law is aimed at maximising the prosperity of the people in a sustainable manner : 1) to ensure the existence of forest with sufficient area and proportional distribution; 2) to optimise various forest functions including conservation, protection, and production functions to achieve balanced and sustainable environmental, social, cultural and economic benefits; 3) increasing the carrying capacity of watersheds; 4) increasing the capacity to develop community capacity and empowerment in a participatory, equitable, and environmentally friendly; 5) ensure equitable and sustainable distribution of benefits.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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