Several measures are being undertaken to ensure that large-scale bioenergy plantations do not cause further unnecessary deforestation or other adverse impacts in Indonesia. Some of these measures are being taken internally, while others are being implemented by consuming countries or by organizations that promote sustainable bioenergy production. These measures include:
a comprehensive review of land use permits issued in forest-rich provinces
initiatives seeking to utilize degraded land;
a moratorium on clearing of forests and peatlands with high biomass value
promotion of projects seeking to reduce emissions from deforestation and land degradation
national and regional mitigation action plans for reducing GHG...