Indonesia’s President has vowed to dedicate the last three years of his administration to safeguarding his nation’s rainforests - a pledge that received broad support at a major conference in Jakarta.
Hosted by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), the conference provided a platform for 1,000 leaders of Indonesia’s government, business community and civil society, as well as foreign donors, to discuss the future of the forests, the third-largest tropical forest in the world.
Watch President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono open the Forests Indonesia conference with a heartfelt speech, promising to dedicate the last three years of his presidency to the conservation and sustainable use of Indonesia's forests.
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