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ASEAN Peatland Management Strategy 2006-2020, Updated September 2013

The Strategy and Action Plan for Sustainable Management of Peatlands in ASEAN Member Countries (or ASEAN Peatland Management Strategy (APMS) in short) has been developed by ASEAN Member States (AMS) to guide actions to support management of peatlands in the region in the period of 2006-2020. The APMS has been prepared due to the pressing […]

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The ASEAN Peatland Management Strategy (APMS)

The ASEAN Peatland Management Strategy (APMS) was developed under the framework of the APMI. The APMS covering the period 2006-2020 aims to guide Member Countries in taking actions to sustainably manage peatlands and reduce fires and associated haze within the framework of the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution. The APMS was endorsed by the […]

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The ASEAN Peatland Management Initiative (APMI)

The ASEAN Peatland Management Initiative (APMI) was adopted by ASEAN in 2003 to promote sustainable management of peatlands in the ASEAN region through collective actions and enhanced cooperation as well as to reduce risk of fire and associated regional haze and contribute to global environmental management. The APMI provides the mechanism and framework for cooperation, […]

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Guidelines for the Implementation of Controlled Burning Practices

ASEAN recognises the difficulties of smallholders, farmers and shifting cultivators in implementing zero burning practices. These Guidelines provide recommendations for these parties on the implementation of controlled burning and other related practices, to promote sustainable forest management and environment-friendly land management and agricultural practices. The Guidelines were developed from case studies and surveys on current […]

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Guidelines for the Implementation of the ASEAN Policy on Zero Burning

ASEAN has adopted the zero-burning policy in 1999. This publication provides guidelines on zero burning techniques, among others, based on commercial scale experience of plantation companies in Malaysia and Indonesia. Apart from the zero burning techniques, the Guidelines also highlight the benefits, prerequisites as well as constraints in implementing zero burning practices. Clik here to […]

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