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FORCLIME supports capacity improvement in preparing forest management plans in Kalimantan

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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

GIS training for officials involved in forest management in Central Sulawesi

With the aim of improving forest management skills, particularly on forest mapping and data management, FORCLIME supported a training on Geographic Information System (GIS) for the technical staff of the Forest Management Units (FMUs), the Central Sulawesi Grand Park (Tahura Sulawesi Tengah) and Provincial Forest Service. The training was attended by 31 participants and was held in Kapopo-Ngatabaru Central Sulawesi Grand Park on 17 – 22 April.

On his opening speech, the Head of Provincial Forest Service, Dr. Nahardi, said that GIS is essential for managing FMUs more efficiently in the future, therefore, participants need to acquire sound knowledge on GIS. Furthermore, Dr. Nahardi visited the training twice to show his support to the participants.

In addition to organizing the training, FORCLIME`s GIS Adviser, Ms Klothilde Sikun, delivered a training on basic GIS tools, including GIS principles, introduction to ArcMAP and ArcCATALOG, rectification, creating spatial data, editing vector data, layouting and printing, and using Global Positioning System (GPS) tool. At the end of the successful training, the enthusiastic participants asked for an advanced training on GIS.

For further information, please contact: Ismet Khaeruddin, Senior Adviser for Biodiversity Focal point for the KfW-Forest Program3 & Provincial Coordinator Central Sulawesi

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