With around 3 million hectares, Indonesia houses almost a quarter of the world’s mangroves, larger than any continent. To date, they face tremendous pressures from aquaculture and agriculture development with current loss of 1.2% annually. Mainstreaming mangrove sustainable management through a national regulatory framework and linking it with global framework such as Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goal is very timely.
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