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Indonesia – Using Natural Capital Sustainably to Achieve Development Goals

November 29, 2016 |


This brief was originally published by Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES)

“How can Indonesia utilise its natural resources sustainably to achieve development goals when it faces increasingly severe natural disasters and a soaring population?

Natural resources and the environment play significant roles in Indonesia’s development, and failure to address sustainability issues could threaten the country’s economic growth. Even though the contribution of the natural resource sector to Indonesia’s economy is declining, its share remains significant. The Government of Indonesia (GOI) has made a strong commitment to implement the Sustainable Development Goals through, among others, substantially reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The shift to a green development path is shown in the National Mid-Term Development Plan (RPJMN) for the period 2015- 2019 and the Nine Development Priorities…”

Access the brief at Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES)

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