Map of West Papua Province - Suplied

Conservation Province Status Should Not Result in Exploitation

Map of West Papua Province - Suplied

Map of West Papua Province – Suplied

Sorong, Jubi – LP3BH Manokwari urged West Papua governor and staff to be honest and wise in executing declaration of West Papua Province as a conservation centre.

This was conveyed by the Director LP3BH Manokwari, Yan Cristian Warinusi, related steps are being undertaken to prepare an academic drafting and legal drafting of local regulations related to the conservation status as a province.

He further said the provincial conservation is intended for the management of natural resources as capital in regional development which can be managed wisely, not exploitative (no damage), and implement best practices that are environmentally friendly and can ensure social justice and sustainable development.

“I want to remind the governor and his staff including all stakeholders in the region to oversee the launching of conservation of West Papua as a province,” said Warinusi to the Jubi on Monday (26/10/2015).


While, an environmentalist, Joni Tayor, said what is done in West Papua province is normal but needs clear regulations so that what was declared can be realized.

“There should be a firm rule as well as heavy sanctions made. Do not just be a slogan,” he added. (Niko MB)

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