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 Forests and Climate Change Programme
 Technical Cooperation (TC Module)

FORCLIME news

The Governor of East Kalimantan issued a decree to accelerate forest management unit development

 

Roadmap SK Gubernur KPH

With the purpose of confirming the operation of the Forest Management Units (Kesatuan Pengelolaan Hutan-KPH) systematically and with clear targets, the provincial government of East Kalimantan prepares a road map for the acceleration of KPH Development towards an independent KPH. The road map, which was declared in the Governor’s decree No. 522/K.269/2018, will be used as a guideline for all parties to support the acceleration of KPH development in East Kalimantan. The preparation of the KPH Road Map is supported by development partners (GIZ, the Global Green Growth Institute, The Nature Conservancy, WWF-Indonesia and the Regional Council on Climate Change) in East Kalimantan, through the KPH Center as the coordination and consolidation platform for KPH development.

The KPH Roadmap entails guidance for implementation, strategy and a programme and action plan for accelerating the KPH development to achieve independent KPHs. This includes the development and improvement of infrastructure, investment, human resources, monitoring, supervision and coaching. In addition, this Roadmap also provides guidance on criteria and indicators of independent KPHs based on the main tasks and functions of the KPH.

For more information, please contact:
Tunggul Butarbutar, Province Coordinator East Kalimantan
Supriyanto, Technical Advisor for sustainable forest management

Created: Thursday, 06 September 2018

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