The gender mainstreaming working group (Pokja PUG) of the Ministry of Forestry conducted a training for trainers on gender responsive planning and budgeting from 6th – 9th of May 2014 in Jakarta. The activity, which was facilitated by FORCLIME, was attended by 25 participants representing focal points of every directorate general at the Ministry of Forestry. Additionally, participants from the FORCLIME pilot districts (Kapuas Hulu, Berau, Malinau) and gender pilot areas of the Ministry of Forestry in Agam District in West Sumatera and Sumba Timur in Nusa Tenggara Timur joined the training.
After attending the training, participants are expected to be able to:
• understand and implement their role and responsibilities as focal points for the PUG working group in their respective units in the Ministry;
• undertake gender analysis and develop annual gender responsive planning and budgeting using Gender Analysis Pathway (GAP) and Gender Budgeting Strategy (GBS);
• undertake advocacy in gender responsive planing and budgeting (PPRG) in related units.
The gender mainstreaming working group at the Ministry of Forestry, established through Decision 82/Kpts-II/2003 in order to implement the Presidential Instruction No. 9/2000 on Gender Mainstreaming in National Development and other relevant regulations, has the following tasks:
1. Integrating gender mainstreaming in the forestry sector in policy planning, program planning, project planning, and planning activities;
2. Ensuring gender mainstreaming in the implementation of the forestry sector development;
3. Monitoring and evaluating gender mainstreaming in the forestry sector;
4. Coordinating cross-agency cooperation and inter-governmental working groups on gender mainstreaming at every echelon through gender mainstreaming implementation
For more information, please contact:
Contact person at Pokja PUG: Ernawati Eko Hartono
Mohamad Rayan, FORCLIME Gender Officer
Following the announcement to determine eight Village Forests in Kapuas Hulu through a decree of the Minister of Forestry, FORCLIME helped initiating the process of proposal development for Forest Village management (HPHD) licenses. The preparation of the document follows the directive stipulated in the Minister of Forestry Regulation No. 49/2008 on the Establishment of the Working Area of Forest Village (PAK-HD) in Kapuas Hulu. The workshop took place from 6th to 8th of May 2014 with the objective to prepare a Village Forest Management Plan (RKHD), other necessary village regulations, and to organize the administrative requirements for the Forest Village management proposal to the Governor of West Kalimantan.
The workshop was conducted collaboratively with the Plantation and Forestry Service of Kapuas Hulu, Kapuas Watershed Management Service (BPDAS - Kapuas), FORCLIME, and the local NGOs WWF Indonesia, FFI Kapuas Hulu and Perkumpulan KABAN.
For further information, please contact:
Ali Mustofa, Technical Adviser for Community-Based Forest Management
Representatives from NGOs, the customary board and thelocal and village governments participated in the “Land Tenure Assesment Tools Training” in Putussibau from 5 - 9 May 2014. This event was initiated by the Working Group Tenure (WGT) and supported by GIZ programmes, Forest Governance Programme and Forests and Climate Change Programme (FORCLIME). The aim of this training was to provide information of methodologies and tools for collecting preliminary information and conflict mapping. Thus, relevant stakeholders can develop and identify potential solutions to accomodate their needs.
There are five villages within the Model Forest Management Unit (FMU) in Kapuas Hulu, namely Pulau Manak, Padua, Setulang, Tanjung Lasa, and Sadap. These villages are sharing their experiences with regard to existing conflicts related to forest area and administration borders of the village. The case studies encouraged the participants to understand how to use the land tenure assesment tools, such as RATA (Rapid And Tenure Assesment), AGATA (Analisis Gaya Bersengketa, analysis based on conflict types), conflict documentation software (HuMA-Win) and gender analysis (as part of social analysis). Additionally, the participants strengthened their understanding of the methodologies for land tenure analysis through field practice in Tanjung Lasa village.
As a follow up of the training, an assesment and a data collection in those villages will be undertaken in July. The activity will be carried out by the WGT and will be supported by the qualified participants as assessors. Furthermore, the WGT team will present the assesment results to the policy makers in the district and on the national level in order to give a clear picture on tenurial issues in the Model FMU Kapuas Hulu.
For further information, please contact:
Mathias Bertram, Strategic Area Manager for Forest Policy