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Friends of the Earth calls for an open review of the Kalimantan Forest Carbon Partnership

Friends of the Earth Australia has written to the Australian Government calling for “an open review of its failed experiment in climate aid in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia”. The Australian-funded Kalimantan Forest Carbon Partnership was quietly shelved earlier this year.

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Interview with Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, head of Indonesia’s REDD+ Task Force: “We are starting a new programme, a new paradigm, a new concept, a new way of seeing things”

Interview with Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, head of Indonesia's REDD+ Task Force

Interview with Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, head of Indonesia’s REDD+ Task Force. Jakarta, May 2012. A second interview followed with Heru Prasetyo, Deputy I UKP4 and a member of the REDD+ Task Force[*], in July 2012.

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Controversy surrounding Australia’s Kalimantan Forest and Climate Partnership REDD project deepens

Controversy surrounding Australia's Kalimantan Forest and Climate Partnership REDD project deepens

Recently an Evaluation Team spent two days looking at Australia’s Kalimantan Forest and Climate Partnership project. Local communities from the project area and Indonesian NGOs wrote to the Governor of Central Kalimantan Teras Narang pointing out the inadequacies of the Evaluation and the ongoing problems with the project.

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“This project has been a total failure,” says Australian Senator Christine Milne about the Kalimantan Forests and Climate Partnership

This project has been a total failure, says Australian Senator Christine Milne about the Kalimantan Forests and Climate Partnership

When it was launched in 2007, Australia’s Kalimantan Forest Carbon Partnership was going to be “practical climate change action that could deliver immediate and tangible benefits”. But five years later, the project has little more to show for the A$30 million spent than 50,000 tree seedlings planted.* That’s 0.05% of the target of 100 million trees.

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