About Patrick Anderson

Patrick Anderson is a policy adviser with the Forest Peoples Programme and a visiting fellow at the Australian National University’s College of Asia and the Pacific.

Indonesia

Indonesia promises to address forest destruction

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Indonesia’s new president sets himself a major challenge to clean-up bribery and corruption in the forestry industry,  writes PATRICK ANDERSON. In late November, after a month in his new job, Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo (Jokowi), travelled to Riau Province, Sumatra, to see for himself the forest destruction that causes smoke and haze to blanket Sumatra, […]