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NGOs played role in reducing forest fires, deforestation: CIFOR

The government, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and other stakeholders have helped bring down the incidence of forest fires as well as deforestation, according to Herry Purnomo, a researcher at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).

"It's not only the government, or the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK), but there are also non-governmental organizations, the private sector, academia, and local governments (who have helped reduce forest fires and deforestation),” he said at an online discussion, originating from here on Thursday, on the Haze Outlook 2021 report released by the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA).
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