Indonesia is a rich archipelago with an abundance of natural resources. At the same time, the country is the world’s sixth-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, mainly due conversion of its forests and carbon-rich peat lands to agricultural fields.
Palm oil is Indonesia’s top exported commodity and has become a key economic drivers for the country. However, it has also been often associated with the loss of Indonesia's valuable forests.
The Suitability Mapper enables users to identify potentially suitable sites for sustainable palm oil production.
The Forest Cover Analyzer enables users to assess forest cover change and risks related to sustainable palm oil production in areas of their choice in Kalimantan, Indonesia.
WRI Forest Cover Analyzer Manual - Bahasa Indonesian
WRI Suitability Mapper Manual - Bahasa Indonesian
WRI's Project POTICO Manual on how to use the webtool Forest Cover Analyzer.
WRI's Project POTICO Manual on how to use the webtool Suitability Mapper
Spanning 90 million hectares, the forests of Indonesia constitute 10 percent of the world’s remaining tropical forests and provide