Cooperation - Republic of Indonesia and Federal Republic of Germany

Enhancing capacities of forestry extension workers in West Kalimantan

Agroforestry management plan training Jum

The Forestry Service of West Kalimantan Province conducted a two-day training on “Preparing Social Forestry Management Plans” on 19-20 July in Pontianak. The training was supported by FORCLIME and attended by forestry extension workers, field coordinators and representatives of  local NGOs. The training aimed to enhance capacities of the forestry extension workers related to social forestry management. As stipulated on the decree of the Director General for Social Forestry and Environmental Partnership of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (No. P.6/2016), social forestry management plans need approval from the forestry extension workers.

Results from the training include draft of a village forest management plan and recommendations for effective social forestry management.

For further information, please contact:
Jumtani – West Kalimantan Provincial Coordinator, Advisor for SFM and Value Chains

Advances in Gender Mainstreaming: Ministry of Environment and Forestry issues a new guideline

Panduan gender KLHK

On 8 May, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) issued a guideline for the implementation of gender mainstreaming through a minister’s decree (P. 31/MENLHK/SETJEN/SET.1/5/2017). The new guideline aims to strengthen the implementation of gender mainstreaming and will be used as a reference for the staff of MoEF. The new guideline strengthens efficiency and effectiveness in programme implementation by incorporating gender equality and gender equity into MoEF programmes and activities.

FORCLIME provided continuous support during the preparation process up to its enactment as a ministry’s decree. Furthermore, FORCLIME will support the MoEF Working Group Gender Mainstreaming to disseminate the regulation at national and sub-national levels.

For more information, please contact:
Wandojo Siswanto, Strategic Area Manager for Forest Policy
Mohamad Rayan, FORCLIME’s Gender Officer

Improving capacity of the lecturers of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry to write scientific papers

training karya ilmiah Widyaiswara

The Human Resources Training Center of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (Pusdiklat KLHK) in cooperation with FORCLIME held a Workshop on Writing Scientific Papers on 5 - 6 July 2017 in Bogor. The workshop aimed to increase the skills and capacity of lecturers (Widyaiswara) in writing scientific papers. The workshop was attended by 52 participants and facilitated by resource persons from the Bogor Agricultural University and the State Administration Institute (LAN).

In the opening remarks, the Head of Pusdiklat KLHK emphasized that Widyaiswara’s goal is to develop professionalism and specialization, which includes preparing scientific papers in accordance with the LAN regulation of year 2016. Writing scientific papers is a highly-valued indicator of professional competence as it serves as a medium for Widyaiswara to disseminate ideas and knowledge.

During the workshops, participants gained knowledge related to the writing of scientific papers that included the assessment policy of scientific papers for Widyaiswara; the development of Widyaiswara professions; Techniques and practices of writing scientific papers.

For more information, please contact:
Edy Marbyanto, Strategic Area Manager for Human Capacity Development
Ganjar Muldian, Pusdiklat KLHK


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