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The West Kalimantan Working Group on REDD+ prepares a plan for REDD+ implementation in West Kalimantan Province

Pokja REDD Kalbar

The West Kalimantan Working Group on REDD+ (Pokja REDD+ Kalbar) conducted a workshop on Mainstreaming REDD+ in the context of Sustainable Development in West Kalimantan Province on 19 April. The workshop was aimed to share the progress of REDD+ initiatives implementation at the sub-national level, and to raise awareness on regulations of the Minister of Environment and Forestry related to the implementation of REDD+. 120 participants representing the regional officials of the West Kalimantan government agencies attended the workshop. The meeting was supported by the IJREDD (Indonesia-Japan REDD project), IDH and FORCLIME.

The outcome of the workshop is the REDD+ implementation plan in West Kalimantan Province, which will be adopted in the regional development plan (RPJMD).

For more information, please contact:
Jumtani, Province Coordinator West Kalimantan
Klothilde Sikun, Technical Adviser for GIS

Created: Sunday, 22 April 2018

Visiting the “Source of Life” Forest: KPH Kubu Raya learns about forest fire prevention and peatland management in Central Kalimantan

Kubu Raya visits Central Kalimantan

On April 11-14, Kubu Raya Forest Management Unit (KPH Kubu Raya) visited Central Kalimantan for the purpose of improving their practical knowledge on forest and land fire prevention and peatland management. The site’s name is Jumpun Pembelom, which means Hutan Sumber Kehidupan (“source of life” forest), located in Pulang Pisau District, Central Kalimantan. 12 representatives of the Kubu Raya Forest Fire Brigade participated in this visit, and were accompanied by an Integrated Fire Management Expert from the consulting company, EcoConsult, supported by GIZ.

During the visit, participants gained knowledge of the history of peat forest management, peatland fire management systems, peatland economic resilience programmes and a quick respond system to forest and land fires (sistem reaksi cepat karhutla). The participants also exercised drilling wells for water sources during a fire and visited a site for integrative peatland agriculture. During the trip, the participants visited the office of Manggala Agni Palangkaraya to study the local coordination system of forest and land fire prevention and the practice of techniques for land clearing without burning.

After the study visit, the KPH Kubu Raya Forest Fire Brigade will undertake an internal evaluation in order to select practices undertaken in Central Kalimantan that can be applied in the KPH Kubu Raya.

For more information, please contact:
Jumtani, West Kalimantan Provincial Coordinator
Udi Tyastoto, National Expert for Integrated Fire Management, EcoConsult

Created: Friday, 20 April 2018

Evaluating the technical guidelines for forest inventory in forest management units

FGD Juknis invent hutan

The Directorate of Forest Resources Inventory and Monitoring (IPSDH) and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) conducted a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) to evaluate aspects of the implementation and effectiveness of the Forest Inventory Guidelines on April 12-13 in Bogor. Participants were representatives of KLHK technical units related to the implementation of forest inventory, including the Directorate of the Production Forest Management Unit, the Directorate of the Protection Forest Management Unit, the Directorate of the Planning of Forest Land Use and Establishment of Forest Area Management, the Center for Environment and Forestry Education and Training, and the Forest Area Consolidation Centers. The meeting was conducted in cooperation with the Directorate of IPSDH and GIZ.

The outcome of the FGD includes 15 recommendations for forest inventory improvement and 11 recommendations for socio-cultural inventory. The recommendations are inputs to revise the regulation of the Director General of Forestry and Environmental Planning No. P.1/PKTL/IPSDH/ PLA.1/1/2017 concerning the Technical Guidelines on Inventories of Forest and Socio-culture of the Community on the Protection Forest Management Units (KPHL) and the Production Forest Management Units (KPHP).

For more information, please contact:
Dody Rahmansyah, Forest Ecosystem Management, IPSDH, KLHK.
Wandojo Siswanto, Strategic Area Manager, Forest Policy

Created: Sunday, 15 April 2018