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from THE JAKARTA POST -- WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2010 -- PAGE 5 Indonesia and Australia are set to launch the first-ever forest carbon project in Jambi following the adoption of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) scheme at the recent UN Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen.
The A$30 million project, to be launched this month, will be held in production, protected, conservation and communal forests in the province.
"This will be the first REDD application in communal forests," Wandojo Siswanto, head of the Forestry Ministry's climate change working group told The Jakarta Post on Monday.
He said the Jambi projects would help form …