31617-012: Planning for Fire Prevention and Drought Management

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the proposed TA are to (i) determine the causes of the forest fires and the social, environmental, and economic impacts in Indonesia; (ii) assess the extent to which each of the possible causes was responsible for the uncontrolled fires in 1997, and how these could have been prevented. This will help to determine future action; (iii) assess and evaluate current policies and regulations relating to the use of fire for site preparation, and the efficacy of current ... Read More

Country Indonesia
Project Number 31617-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number TA No. 2999
Approval Date 20 Mar 1998
Geographical Location Sumatra and Kalimantan
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Land-Based Natural Resources Management


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