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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

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