Indonesia and Sweden will highlight four research collaborations following a visit by Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia to the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) here, Monday.
“The two countries will hold collaborations, including in peatlands managements, social and business projects, and information and technology applications in the forestry sector,” a CIFOR scientist Herry Purnomo said on the sidelines of the kings visit to CIFOR office in West Java Provinces Bogor City. Purnomo stated Indonesia and Sweden will collaborate on research projects in the environmental sector. “The King of Sweden is known to be a staunch environmentalist,” Purnomo remarked, while adding that future collaborations would be focused on preserving Indonesian peatlands areas.
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