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Building up a Communication Strategy for Lore Lindu Biosphere Reserve

Jourrnalist training Palu

FORCLIME facilitated an Environmental Journalism Training in Palu, Sulawesi on 28 November to 1 December. The training aims to strengthen the outreach and communication strategy of Lore Lindu Biosphere Reserve  in Central Sulawesi, it is part of FORCLIME’s overall strategy to improve and strengthen the self-sustainability and management of the park. The training was attended by 21 participants, representing the National Park, the Grand Park, Forest Management Units and local stakeholders from the Lore Lindu Biosphere Reserve.

The training covered free writing, storytelling, news articles, blogging, photography and videography. After the four days of in class training and practices, the training is continued off class for the next two months through online group coaching with the target of having articles published in local media and personal blogs.

Lore Lindu Biosphere Reserve, declared by UNESCO in 1977, lays in the heart of Sulawesi and covers four districts (Sigi, Poso, Parigi Moutong and Donggala) with the Lore Lindu National Park as its core zone.

For more information, please contact:
Ismet Khaeruddin, Senior Adviser for Biodiversity conservation and Central Sulawesi Province Coordinator

The Environment and Forest Training Center improves its lecturers’ capacity on post-training evaluation

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The Head of the Environment and Forest Training Center of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (Pusat Diklat SDM KLHK) opened a workshop on Post-Training Evaluation Method on 21-22 November in Bogor. The event, supported by FORCLIME, aimed to improve the capacity of the lecturers (widyaiswara) to conduct post-training evaluation to measure the effectiveness of a training in order to achieve continuous improvement. The workshop, with speakers from the State Administration Institute (LAN), was attended by 40 lecturers from the Pusat Diklat SDM KLHK and the Bogor Training and Education Agency (BD LHK Bogor).

During his speech, the Head of Pusat Diklat LHK said that a lecturer must have the competence to teach and train civil servants. Also, a lecturer should be able to conduct research related to the training, develop new innovation concepts and provide input for policy improvement (policy advocacy).

As a follow-up of this workshop, Pusat Diklat LHK will improve the Guidelines for Post-Training Evaluation based on the inputs during the workshop.

For more information, please contact:
Endang PD, Head of Department for Evaluation, Accreditation and Cooperation, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry
Edy Marbyanto, Strategic Area Manager, Human Capacity Development, FORCLIME

Certificate handed over – village forest Menua Sadap officially established

Sertifikat hutan desa Manua Sadap

As early as in the year 2010 FORCLIME started to support the inhabitants of Menua Sadap village to apply for recognition of a village forest of 1.395 ha to start community-based forest management (CBFM) in own responsibility. With a long process, determination of Working Area (PAK) of Menua Sadap Village Forest has been published in 2014 by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and the permission finally granted on May 29th, 2017. Only recently, on November 9th 2017 the decree containing the “right on management of village forest” (Hak Pengelolaan Hutan Desa) was handed over to Menua Sadap village forest management board (LPHD) by the governor of West Kalimantan Mr. Cornelis in Pontianak on the occasion of a big workshop on social forestry topics. This means that legal rights on forest management are transferred to the community now and further activities can be started. This will be facilitated by FORCLIME in terms of capacity building on management competencies, non-timber forest products and other vital issues.

For more information, please contact:
Petrus Derani, Technical Advisor in Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan
Lutz Hofheinz, Strategic area manager for Forest Management Unit

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