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The West Kalimantan REDD+ Working Group synchronizes the provincial and national Forest Reference Emissions Level (FREL)

 

Aiming to harmonize the West Kalimantan Forest Reference Emission Level (FREL) defined in the West Kalimantan Governor's Decree with the national FREL, the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Working Group (Pokja REDD+) conducted a workshop on 21-22 November in Pontianak. The meeting, supported by GIZ, was attended by 25 participants representing the provincial government offices, academics, local NGOs and Pokja REDD+ members.

The meeting focused on discussing: 1) Emission factors that will be used as reference; 2) Recalculate the baseline projections of peatlands based on methods suggested by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Technical Team.

This harmonisation document will be concluded by the Pokja REDD+ and will then be submitted to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry's Directorate General of Climate Change Control as a report in December 2018.

For more information, please contact:
Dwi Wahyuasti, the West Kalimantan Provincial Service of Public Housing, Settlement and Environment
Jumtani, Province Coordinator West Kalimantan
Klothilde Sikun, GIS specialist

Created: Friday, 07 December 2018

Public consultation on forest management plan of FMU Berau Tengah, East Kalimantan

 

Following the guidelines on forest management plan development, the forest production management unit (KPHP) Berau Tengah conducted a public consultation on 29 November in Tanjung Redeb, East Kalimantan. The meeting was attended by local stakeholders (government agencies, head of sub-districts, village government around the KPH area) and aims to obtain input for forest planning documents prepared by the KPHP Berau Tengah. All relevant issues have to be put into account for the development of the forest planning documents, such as the existing environmental conditions and cultural values of communities living around the forest, so that KPHP Berau Tengah can be implemented effectively and efficiently for the next 10 years.

The KPHP Berau Tengah covers of ± 336,987 hectares, dominated by production forest functions. The KPHP Berau Tengah management organization is currently still part of the KPHP Berau Barat (holding). Currently the development of forest management plans is in process, supported by the KPHP Berau Barat, technical unit of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry in Samarinda, supported by GIZ.

For more information, please contact:
Suprianto, Technical Adviser, Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)
Tunggul Butarbutar, Province Coordinator East Kalimantan
Lutz Hofheinz, Strategic Area Manager, Forest Management Unit

Created: Friday, 07 December 2018

Public Consultation on the Bukit Soeharto Grand Park Management, East Kalimantan

 

Aiming to protect and implement a better management of forest areas in the Bukit Soeharto Grand Park (Tahura) in East Kalimantan, the management of  Tahura Bukit Soeharto conducted a public consultation on developing management compartments within Tahura on 22 November in Samarinda, East Kalimantan. The Tahura covers 64,814.98 hectares (based on the Minister of Environment and Forestry Decree No. 1231 of 2017) and is administerred under two districts: Kutai Kartanegara and Penajam Paser Utara. The development of management compartments, prepared by the Tahura administration and supported by GIZ, based on the Minister of Environment and Forestry decree (P.76/Menlhk-Setjen/2015 and P.11/KSDAE/SET/KSA.0/9/2016). Expectation from this public consultation is that relevant stakeholders will provide input aiming to protect and sustainable forest management of the Bukit Soeharto Grand Park

For more information, please contact:
Tunggul Butarbutar, Province Coordinator East Kalimantan
Suprianto, Technical Adviser, Sustainable Forest Management
Wandojo Siswanto, Strategic Area Manager, Forest and Climate Change Policies

Created: Friday, 07 December 2018