Cooperation - Republic of Indonesia and Federal Republic of Germany

The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Indonesia, Timor Leste and ASEAN, Dr. Georg Witschel, visited East Kalimantan Province on March 14 to 16, 2016. During the visit, his stopover was visiting the Training Centre of Environment and Forestry (BDLHK) Samarinda and the Forestry vocational school (SMKK) in Samarinda. A special welcoming dance, tari Enggang, performed by female students of the SMKK Samarinda greeted the Ambassador and his delegation.

During the welcoming speech, the Head of BDLHK Samarinda delivered an overview of training programs organized by BDLHK Samarinda and explained current cooperation with FORCLIME including the development of blended learning on conflict mapping and capacity development of lecturers (Widyaiswara) through training and study visit to Germany.

In his speech, the German Ambassador expressed his appreciation for the cooperation that has developed in the development of human resource capacity forestry and expected the initiatives that have been developed will be followed up with the aim to achieving the sustainable forestry development in Indonesia. During his visit to BDLHK, the Ambassador of Germany having dialogue with the Bakti Rimbawan, young foresters who are assigned to work with the Forest Management Unit. Additionally, the Ambassador also visiting classes and talking to students of the Forestry Vocational School of Samarinda.

For more information, please contact:
Edy Marbyanto, Strategic Area Manager for Human Capacity Development

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