Friday, 6th May 2016
Environment

Norway to develop peatland-friendly agriculture in Indonesia

4th May 2016
The Norwegian Ambassador to Indonesia, Stig Traavik, has said his government is ready to help Indonesia to develop peat land-friendly agriculture. "Well help Indonesia in mastering how to cultivate plants without drying ...
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