Cooperation - Republic of Indonesia and Federal Republic of Germany

Berau local government invites local stakeholders to develop Berau District

The Head of Berau District initiated a one-day seminar in May 2016 to integrate the vision and mission set during the local election process into the Medium Term Development Plan (RPJMD). The seminar had the theme “Development Breakthrough for Berau’s Welfare, Excellence and Competitive”. Berau District’s mission as stated in its RPJMD 2016-2021 is: to improve the competitiveness of the community; to improve the community’s welfare equally and equitably; to develop regional economic competitiveness based on key sectors; to distribute equal infrastructure development; to improve good governance; and to provide good environment carrying capacity. The seminar that was attended by 300 people is a collaboration between the Government of Berau, private sector, and other programmes in Berau district such as The Nature Conservancy (TNC), or the  GIZ programmes GE-LAMA-I and FORCLIME.

In addition to the Head of Berau District, other resource persons during the seminar included the Vice Head of Berau District, H. Agus Tamtomo, who presented current development processes in Berau for the planning period of 2016-2021; or Prof. Johan Silas, a spatial expert from Surabaya Institute of Technology. According to Prof. Johan Silas, the need for environmental management results from ongoing development processes including waste management, alteration of river water, land and forest fires and global climate change. The social forestry expert Prof. General Mustafa Sardjono from Mulawarman University highlighted the breakthroughs for rural development achieved so far under the framework of the Village Law No. 06 of 2014.

For more information, please contact:
Suprianto, Technical Advisor for FMU development
Budi Susanto, Technical Adviser for GIS

FORCLIME supports advanced workshop for eLearning development at the Training Center of Environment and Forestry

The Center for Education and Training of Human Resources of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry in collaboration with GIZ FORCLIME organized an advanced workshop on the Learning Management System (LMS) Moodle from 19-22 April 2016 in Bogor. Moodle is an open source software that is used by various agencies for developing eLearning. The workshop aimed to enhance the capacities of participants in using facilities and features of the LMS Moodle optimally. Among the 30 participants who attended the workshop were administrators assigned to manage LMS Moodle, as well as the eLearning Team and other relevant staff from the Environment and Forestry Training Center.

The Training Center has been working together with FORCLIME since September 2014 and, using LSM Moodle as a platform, has been consistently developing eLearning since then. 

For further information, please contact:

Suherdi, eLearning Team member of the Training Center

Edy Marbyanto, Strategic Area Manager for Human Capacity Development

FORCLIME TC and FC present at the 8th Indogreen Environment and Forestry expo


FORCLIME TC and FC have a joint booth to present their activities and achievements during the Indogreen Environment and Forestry expo. Both FORCLIME TC and FC displayed the activities conducted as part of the Program’s support to the Ministry as well as to local governments and communities at the pilot districts in Kalimantan (Berau, Kapuas Hulu, and Malinau).

For more information, please contact:

Ratu Wina Widyawati, Programme Officer (Information and Knowledge Management), TC module

B. Cendana Sari, Project Reporting and Monitoring expert, FC module




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