The Directorate of Forest Land Use Planning and Establishment of Forest Area Management, Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and FORCLIME organized a workshop on Forest Governance and Forest Management Planning on 29-31 March 2017 in Bogor. Objective of the workshop was to prepare the personnel of the ministry’s technical unit at the province (Balai Pemantapan Kawasan Hutan - BPKH) and the Forest Management Unit (FMU) with information concerning procedure of forest governance and forest management planning. In addition, participants also obtained the latest information related to FMU development in Indonesia. 60 participants attended the workshop and represented FMU, provincial forestry services and BPKH from different parts of Indonesia.
Facilitators and resource persons during this event were officials from the Directorate General of Forestry Planning and Environmental Governance and the Training Center for Human Resource of MoEF. Participants obtained knowledge on: FMU development policy, Forest Planning, Application of GIS in Forest Planning, Forest Inventory and Social Culture at FMU administration, Forest Governance and Forest Management Planning.
Participants, particularly new officials at the FMU said that the workshop was very useful for them, however that the time was very limited. They hope this activity can be followed up with coaching in the field (including by BPKH) in order to prepare visionary and realistic FMU management plans, which will lead towards strong and self-sustaining FMUs in the future.
For further information, please contact:
Edy Marbyanto, Strategic Area Manager, Human Capacity Development
The West Kalimantan Province government together with FORCLIME Technical Cooperation (TC) conducted a training on Safeguards Information System (SIS) – REDD+ on 30 March 2017 in Pontianak, West Kalimantan. This activity is as part of REDD readiness for the province in the transition phase towards full implementation of REDD+ performance based payment in 2020. The training is also important for West Kalimantan since the province is keen to promote green development initiative, additionally, it is a member of the Governor Climate Forum (GCF). There were 60 training participants represented provincial and district governments, private sectors, bilateral cooperation programmes and non-governmental organizations. One of the key resource persons was Mr. Haryo Pambudi, from the Directorate of Climate Change Mitigation, Ministry of Environment and Forestry.
Publications related to SIS-REDD+ in Indonesia are available on this link.
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Ismet Khaeruddin, Strategic Area Manager, Biodiversity Conservation and Management of Protected Area
The Forest Management Unit (FMU) of Malinau initiated a coordination meeting with its development partners and their respective programmes through the "FMU Malinau Dialogue" on 21 March 2017. The meeting was aimed to harmonize the programmes of organizations that have activities in Malinau District, North Kalimantan, in order to be inline and supporting the key performance indicator achievements of the FMU Malinau. The dialogue was attended by representatives of projects in Malinau, such as Millennium Challenge Account-Indonesia (MCAI)/Yayasan Biosfer Manusia (BIOMA), WWF Indonesia, Forum Musyawarah Masyarakat Adat (FoMMA), (Ikatan Penyuluh Agroforestry Malinau (IPAMA), FORCLIME, ADB Project. During the event, invited organizations presented their achievements in 2016, as well as their work plan for 2017.
In his speech, the Head of FMU Malinau, Mr Impung Lian, said that communication and coordination are expected to build a common understanding and perception in supporting the FMU development. In addition, such meetings support the joint learning through knowledge sharing and discussion on the FMU development, and the progress of programmes implemented by other parties.
Output of this dialogue were that such meeting shall be conducted periodically and will involve wider participants, such as forest concession companies of natural and plantation forests, communities, relevant local governments. In addition, another output from the dialogue was to establish a "data base" to collect data and information related to programmes and activities of parties irelated to FMU development in Malinau.
For further information, please contact:
Tunggul Butarbutar, Strategic Area Manager, Forest Management Unit (FMU) Development
Regine Brandt, Development Advisor for Agroforestry, Malinau
Suprianto, Technical Adviser, Forest Management Unit (FMU) Development