New working team was set-up to integrate the national forestry plan with the Forest Management Unit administration
The Ministry of Environment and Forestry through the Directorate of Forest Planning, Land Use and Establishment of Area Management, set up a working team to integrate the national forestry plan (RKTN) with the Forest Management Unit (KPH) plans through a decree issued on 6 June 2017 and recently published.
The working team, chaired by the Director of Forest Planning, Land Use and Establishment of Area Management, assigned to collect data and information for the integration process, prepare progress reports and integration reports.
In order to promote sustainable forest management FORCLIME has supported the KPH development through a publication series on KPHs since 2008.
For more information, please contact:
Wandojo Siswanto, Strategic Area Manager for Forest Policy
Mohamad Rayan, Advisor Crosscutting Issues and Conflict Resolution
Teaching lecturers how to document trainings
Proper documentation of trainings is the first step to a continuous improvement of training implementation. Consequently, the Training Center of Environment and Forestry (BDLHK) of Samarinda in cooperation with FORCLIME conducted a training on documentation management of training implementation on 21-22 August 2017 in Samarinda, East Kalimantan. The event was attended by 18 participants – staff of BDLHK Samarinda and lecturers (widyaiswara). The goal of the training is to enhance capacities in the documentation of training processes, as such skills will ultimately lead to better evaluation documents and better training modules.
In his speech, the Head of BDLHK Samarinda emphasized the importance of such trainings as instruments for evaluations and continuous training improvement. BDLHK Samarinda has shown great interest and has expressed commitment for future trainings.
Participants gained knowledge on improving their skills in listening and recording processes and composing minutes. Additionally, they were informed on the code of rules for preparing formal documents of different government agencies.
Following the training participants were assigned as note taker in order to practice their skills in different meetings, those trainings include the Discussion on Forest Management Training Plan (23 August), the Workshop on Capacity Building Capacity and the Assessment to support the Social Forestry Program (24 August 2017).
For more information, please contact:
Edy Marbyanto, Strategic Area Manager, Human Capacity Development
New initiative “Conflict Resolution Desk (DRK)” launched by Kapuas Hulu regency
The Kapuas Hulu District Government, West Kalimantan supported by GIZ on behalf of the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) launched the Conflict Resolution Desk (DRK) initiative on 25 July 2017 at National Park Betung Kerihun Danau Sentarum in Putussibau, Kapuas Hulu. The launching event, was attended by 83 participants, aimed to popularize the Conflict Resolution Desk, seeking a shared base of commitment and to officially announce its various functions and tasks.
The Conflict Resolution Desk (DRK) of Land and Natural Resources was established through the Kapuas Hulu Decree No. 110 Year 2017. It is comprised of an Advisory Board, a Secretariat and a Mediation Team. The Community and Village Empowerment District Agency (DPMD) functions as secretariat. At the initiative of FORCLIME and the Working Group of Tenure (WGT), the mediation team is trained in conducting multi-stakeholder mediations in land and natural resource conflicts in Kapuas Hulu. The mediation team is composed of 24 representatives of local government institutions, customary community (Adat) and local NGOs. After a 2-year pilot phase, DRK will be ready to receive complaints and to conduct mediations in the regency.
The formation of the Conflict Resolution Desk was one of the recommendations of previous studies conducted by the WG-Tenure Team and FORCLIME on resolving conflicts in the land and natural resource sector.
For further information please contact:
Mohamad Rayan, Advisor Crosscutting Issues & Conflict Resolution
Johanna Riedmann, Junior Advisor on Monitoring and Planning & Conflict Resolution