Aiming to coordinate forest and land fire prevention programmes in its area, the Kubu Raya Forest Management Unit (KPH Kubu Raya) conducted a meeting with its partners to build understanding and share roles related to forest fire prevention efforts within its working area. The meeting was carried out on 21 January 2019 at the Pontianak Manggala Agni Daops Office, West Kalimantan, and was attended by 47 representatives from the West Kalimantan Provincial Forestry Service, the forest fire brigade (Manggala Agni Daops) Pontianak, the Kubu Raya Regional Disaster Management Agency and the Fire Brigade of KPH Kubu Raya. The meeting was held in collaboration between the KPH Kubu Raya with the consulting company, EcoConsult, and FORCLIME.
The meeting started with tree planting in the Daops Manggala Agni office complex, followed by a visit to parts of the complex allocated as education place for the forest and land fire prevention programme. At the end of the meeting, the participants agreed to share data and information to strengthen the forest and land fire early warning system, in addition to developing a model village to encourage community participation in the prevention of forest and land fires.