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GAR making consistent efforts to protect HCS forests

The majority of the large blocks of high carbon stock (HCS) forests spread within three palm oil concessions controlled by Golden Agri-Resources (GAR/Sinarmas Group) is still being protected, as evidenced by a ground-based verification undertaken by (May 24).

The HCS forests in these three concessions in West Kalimantan’s Kapuas Hulu regency were identified and defined by means of a methodology established by an HCS forest team which was formed after the launch of GAR’s Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) in early February 2011.

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