Jakarta, CNN Indonesia — Tarmizi remembers the first time the villagers heard the term carbon trading. The village, or hamlet, of Senamat Ulu, in Batin Tiga Ulu, Bungo Regency, Jambi is often visited by people from Europe, who transport carbon from their forests.
Carbon trading was on the minds of locals from that time. About five years ago, in the early days, the Indonesian Conservation Community NGO WARSI saw the potential for carbon trading. At first, the community had some hesitations, as did the local government, which was confused at first and did not fully understand the idea.
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