Speaking at the Partnership Summit on Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G) on May 31, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said that the country is developing the world’s largest green industrial park located in the North. Kalimantan (Kaltara).
This is an area with great potential for renewable energy development.
According to Mr. Jokowi, the development of green areas is in line with Indonesia’s vision of building a carbon market as the country with the largest carbon reserves in the world.
The Indonesian government has implemented a low-carbon development plan as part of the national medium-term development plan (RPJMN).
One of the ways that Indonesia has done it is through the Employment Creation Law to ensure that economic and social progress does not harm the environment.
Availability of financial support and technology transfer is key to green development success. Therefore, Indonesia is willing to invest and transfer technology.
In addition, Indonesia wants world leaders to work together to build concrete cooperation relationships that can be implemented immediately for sustainable development.
The country’s leader also emphasized avoiding protectionism under the guise of environmental problems. Accordingly, protectionism is a trade policy used as a political tool to disrupt the market economy.
“We must avoid protectionism under the guise of environmental issues, environmental parameters must be clear and be operated honestly and transparently.”
Earlier, Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Panjaitan announced that Indonesia would have the largest integrated green area in the world.
North Kalimantan area with an area of 12,500ha. The industrial park will be supported by green energy sources from hydroelectric plants. After that, the amount of electricity that can be generated reaches 11,000MW.
This area will help Indonesia achieve its goal of converting energy from fossils to new energy such as environmentally friendly renewable energy (EBT) so that Indonesia can achieve its goal of reducing emissions to zero by 2020. 2060./.
Source: Vietnam News Agency