Environmental Compliance and Enforcement in Indonesia

This study is a 2008 assessment of the status of environmental compliance in Indonesia.

Authors and sponsors include: United States Agency of International Development, the Indonesian Center for Environmental Law, the State Ministry of Environment (MoE), and the Asian Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Network.

Summary: The study was performed to help Indonesia assess what challenges the country faced when it came to environmental issues, and how to set priorities for improving environmental compliance and enforcement in Indonesia. The study aimed to identify strengths and weaknesses in Indonesia’s laws concerning environmental compliance and enforcement, in order to assess areas that offer an opportunity for strategic intervention. Authors assess key challenges and provide several recommendations.

Key Findings include recommendations to:

  • Increase national government funding for compliance and enforcement
  • Develop a system of supervision within the Ministry of Environment
  • Increase the capacity of the MoE to perform inspection and compliance monitoring

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