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Supporting the ministry to review the National Forestry Planning 2011 – 2030

On 25-27 April, the Directorate General of Forestry Planning and Environmental Management of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) with the support from FORCLIME conducted a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) to review the National Forestry Planning 2011 – 2030 in Bogor. Twenty-five participants, including six resource persons from FORCLIME, the Gajah Mada and Bogor Agricultural Universities, attended the discussion.

The vision of the revised National Forestry Planning is “Forest governance aimed to make life support system functioning for people welfare”. Which is broken down into the following missions: Creating adequacy of proportional forestlands; Reforming forest governance; Performing sustainable multi-benefits management of forests; Improving community engagement and access in forest management; Enhancing environmental carrying capacity; and Strengthening forestry positioning at national, regional, and international levels.

The Director General of Forestry Planning and Environmental Management has corresponded with the revised document, which has/had also been presented to the Minister of Environment and Forestry.

For further information, please contact:
Wandojo Siswanto, Senior Adviser, Forest & Climate Change Policy
Mohamad Rayan, Technical Adviser, Crosscutting Issues and Conflict Management

FORCLIME supports capacity improvement in preparing forest management plans in Kalimantan

Pelatihan RPHJP Samarinda copy

With the aim to improve the capacity of forest managers at the site level, the Provincial Forestry Services of East and North Kalimantan and FORCLIME jointly organized a training on Developing Forest Management Plan for Forest Management Unit (FMU) on 27-29 April 2017 in Samarinda, East Kalimantan. 35 participants represented the FMUs (East Kalimantan and North Kalimantan Provinces), the East Kalimantan Provincial Forestry Service, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry implementing unit for forest planning (Balai Pemantapan Kawasan Hutan - BPKH) and the Training Center of Environment and Forestry (Balai Diklat Lingkungan Hidup dan Kehutanan - BDLHK) in Samarinda, East Kalimantan.

During the training participants gained knowledge related to FMU as the management unit on the ground, including the concept of FMU development, legal aspects and technical basis for preparing management planning (Long Term Forest Management Plan - RPHJP).

Challenges during the RPHJP preparation include: (1) Limited access to acquire accurate and valid data; (2) Shortcoming skills in mapping development; (3) Inadequate capability to incorporate the stakeholders’ concerns in utilizing forest area.

For more information, please contact:
Edy Marbyanto, Strategic Area Manager, Human Capacity Development
Suprianto, Technical Adviser, FMU development

Training on writing articles and photography for forestry human development department staff

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The Center for Planning and Development Human Resources of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (Pusrenbang SDM KLHK) in cooperation with FORCLIME organized a training on Writing Articles and Photography on 17 - 18 April 2017 in Jakarta. The training, attended by 15 officials and staff of Pusrenbang SDM, aimed to improve writing skills in order to promote the activities of Pusrenbang SDM through website media.

During the opening speech, the Head of Pusrenbang SDM said that Pusrenbang SDM as a government institution needs to proactively provide information that is relevant to its role to the public in an objective and transparent manner. Furthermore he said, Pusrenbang SDM has done many activities that benefit the Indonesian society, but due to the lack of promotion and publications it has not been known by the wider public.

In the training, FORCLIME shared experiences related to FORCLIME’s information and knowledge management, including its website content management and other best practices.

As a follow up of this training, participants will write articles and will reviewed them together in early May 2017 before they are posted on the Human Resources Development website of the Ministry.

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


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