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Forestry Training Center of Samarinda improves curriculum for social forestry training

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With the aim to improve the training curriculum related to social forestry, the Training Center for Environment and Forestry (BD LHK) of Samarinda conducted a discussion on 15 September 2017 in Samarinda, East Kalimantan. The improved curriculum be better adapted to local contexts and practicabilities. The event, supported by FORCLIME, was attended by 30 participants representing the BD LHK Samarinda, the Technical Implementation Units of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, East Kalimantan Provincial Forestry Service and NGOs.

Topics discussed during the meeting included: (1) Preparation of business plans for social forestry products; (2) Village forest management and (3) Development of plants below trees and for silvo-fishery.

The results will be submitted to the Community Training Center, Ministry of Environment and Forestry for review and approval. The curriculum is expected to be applicable for trainings in 2018.

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

Supporting the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Training Center on developing a certification scheme for forestry professions

The Human Resources Training Center of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (Pusdiklat SDM KLHK) in cooperation with FORCLIME conducted a workshop on Preparation of Forestry Profession Certification Scheme on 25-26 September 2017 in Bogor. The workshop aimed to develop a professional certification scheme that will become priority in Indonesia's forest sector labor market. This certification scheme is required to demonstrate competence in order to fill certain positions. The workshop participants, 50 people in total, included representatives of Pusdiklat SDM KLHK, experts and practitioners of the forestry sector, as well as representatives from private forestry companies.

The workshop’s outcome is the developed certification scheme for 26 positions, which will be submitted to the National Agency for Certification of Professions (BNSP) for approval, and will be followed up with the competency test material development.

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

Forest management units of Central Sulawesi develop their 2018 short-term forest management plan

Four Forest Management Units (FMU) of Central Sulawesi (Kulawi, Banawa Lalundu, Dolago Tanggunung, Sintuwu Maroso) and Lore Lindu National Park discussed and improved their developed short-term forest management plan for 2018 on 19 September in Palu, Central Sulawesi. The developed plans have been prepared after a series of four workshops in July to September which were organized by the Provincial Forestry Service, supported by FORCLIME.

Output of the event is a final version of a short-term forest management plan for FMUs, located in the buffer zone of Lore Lindu Biosphere Reserve. The respective plan will be submitted to the head of the respective FMUs and the Head of Provincial Forest Service for approval.

For more information, please contact:

Ismet Khaeruddin, Senior Adviser for Biodiversity Conservation and Provincial Coordinator of Central Sulawesi

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