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 Forests and Climate Change Programme
 Technical Cooperation (TC Module)
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FORCLIME

 Forests and Climate Change Programme
 Technical Cooperation (TC Module)

FORCLIME news

Enhancing field staff capacities for improved forest inventory in Berau District

 

For the purpose of preparing forest management plans for the Forest Management Units (KPHs) and the Village Forest Management Institutions (LPHD), the KPH Berau Barat together with the Directorate of Forest Inventory and Resource Monitoring of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, supported by FORCLIME, conducted a training on Forest Inventory on 26-30 November in Tanjung Redeb, East Kalimantan. The training aims to improve the competency of participants in carrying out forest inventory, particularly on standing stocks/timber inventory, so as to provide reliable data about capacities  of forest management units and village forests for the management of KPHs and LPHDs . 25 representatives of KPH Berau Barat, LPHD members and local NGOs participated. In addition to classroom training, participants also practiced forest inventory at the Grand Forest of Tangap, Berau District.

After the training, participants are expected to have a follow-up training to analyse data from inventory results, in addition, to have a basic training on Geographic Information Systems.

For more information, please contact:
Edy Marbyanto, Strategic Area Manager for Human Capacity Development
Suprianto, Technical Adviser for Sustainable Forest Management, Coordinator Berau District

Created: Tuesday, 11 December 2018

The FMU Kubu Raya shares experiences in preventing forest and land fires in West Kalimantan

 

The Forest Management Unit (FMU) Kubu Raya in West Kalimantan shares experiences and its lessons learned in preventing forest and land fires, which are outlined in its standard operating procedure (SOP), on 28-29 November in Pontianak, West Kalimantan. The activity, supported by GIZ, was attended by 55 participants representing the West Kalimantan Provincial Forestry Service, Heads of 17 FMUs in West Kalimantan, Provincial technical units on Grand Forest Park and Wetlands and the technical unit of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry in West Kalimantan. The event was opened by the Head of the West Kalimantan Provincial Forestry Service and was attended by the Director of Forest and Land Fire Prevention of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry.

The FMU Kubu Raya is the first FMU that established a forest and land fire control brigade. In addition to developing an SOP for the forest fire prevention, the FMU Kubu Raya has also collected and compiled data and information about fire prevention through fire risk maps, and additionally, preparedness in controlling forest fires.

For more information, please contact:
Gatot Moeryanto, FMU and forest management expert
Ronny Christianto, Integrated Fires Management Expert
Jumtani, Province Coordinator West Kalimantan

Created: Tuesday, 11 December 2018

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