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 Forests and Climate Change Programme
 Technical Cooperation (TC Module)

FORCLIME news

Capacity building for independent Forest Management Units in North Kalimantan

 

kewirausahaan KPH Kaltara

Aiming to set up independent Forest Management Units (Kesatuan Pengelolaan Hutan-KPH), the North Kalimantan Provincial Forestry Service conducted a training on Basic Entrepreneurship for KPHs on 30 July-3 August in Tarakan, North Kalimantan. The training aimed to improve knowledge and skills to identify business potential, analyze value chains and develop business plans. 25 participants represented five KPHs, the social forestry licensed Forest Farmers Group (KTH), the Environment and Forestry Education and Training Center of Samarinda, the Directorate General of Protection Forest Management Units and local NGOs. The training was carried out in collaboration with FORCLIME and the North Kalimantan KPH Forum.

During the training, participants practiced organizing interviews related to value chains with  entrepreneurs working with eucalyptus oil, shrimp, swallow nests, and ecotourism. As the final programme, participants visited the eucalyptus oil industry that was initiated by the KPH Tarakan.

The training will be followed up with mentoring sessions to prepare a business plan, additionally, advanced training on entrepreneurship will be conducted in October 2018.

For more information, please contact:
Mohammad Sidiq, Province Coordinator for North Kalimantan
Edy Marbyanto, Strategic Manager for Human Capacity Development

Created: Thursday, 06 September 2018

The Menua Sadap community establishes social forestry business groups

 

KUPS Kapuas Hulu

Intending to accomplish a better village forest management, the community of Menua Sadap village, West Kalimantan, established the Social Forestry* Business Group (KUPS). The initiation of KUPS was held on 30 July in Karangan Bunut, Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan. KUPS is formed  so that management and business decisions can be taken on micro-level and the maximum potential of forest resources is being used., additionally, conducting evaluation processes will be easier. Six business groups were developed for the Menua Sadap Village Forest ,  focusing on honey production, agroforestry products, ecotourism, production of waiving fabrics using natural dyes, rattan products and fisheries. These business groups will implement activities described on the Village Forest Management Plan.

The establishment of these business groups is supported by FORCLIME, which will then provide support by offering thematic trainings.

For more information, please contact:
Petrus Derani, Technical Advisor for Community Based Forest Management (CBFM)

 

*Social Forestry (Perhutanan Sosial) constitutes forest management system where the local community actively participate to improve their welfare as well as protect forest which supports their life. Through the social forestry programme, the community will be involved in forest management processes: planning, utilizing and marketing. The community has rights to manage the forest area with certain requirements.

Created: Tuesday, 07 August 2018

Lecturers of the Training Center for Environment and Forestry visits FORCLIME working area in East Kalimantan for a study tour

 

Study tour BDLHK ke Berau

Aiming to increase the capacity of its lecturers (widyaiswara) and staff, the Center for Environmental and Forestry Education and Training of Samarinda (BD LHK Samarinda) conducted a study tour to the FORCLIME working area in Berau District on 25-27 July. Eight participants visited the Berau Barat Forest Management Unit (KPH Berau Barat) and villages supported by the FORCLIME financial cooperation module (FC module): Labanan Makmur, Labanan Makarti and Merasa. The study tour was conducted collaboratively between the BD LHK Samarinda and the FORCLIME technical cooperation (TC module) and and financial cooperation (FC module).

In his remarks, the Head of BD LHK Samarinda highlights that widyaiswara have to take this opportunity to gather as much information as possible from the field to enhance the teaching materials.

The final agenda of the study tour is a one-day workshop on the lessons learned documentation related to  forest management at FMU and community development practices in the villages visited. Participants of the workshop were the BD LHK Samarinda team, KPH Berau Barat, Field Facilitators of the FC Module and representatives from the visited villages. Workshop participants agreed to prepare three lessons learned documents: (1) The role of KPH Berau Barat in community empowerment; (2) Experiences of the FORCLIME FC module in participatory boundary mapping and participatory land use planning; (3) Development of the Prosperity Approach through agroforestry practices. The lessons learned documents are scheduled to be completed by early September 2018.

For further information, please contact:
Edy Marbyanto, Strategic Area Manager for Human Capacity Development

Created: Tuesday, 07 August 2018