FORCLIME supports the implementation of regional regulation on customary forest in West Kalimantan
With the intention of accelerating the implementation of the Regional Regulation (Perda) No. 13 of 2018 concerning the recognition and protection of customary law communities, FORCLIME has been actively involved in the process in Kapuas Hulu district, West Kalimantan, such as on a workshop organized by the Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN) on May 10, 2019 in Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan. Participants of the workshops were representatives from various organizations, including local government, NGOs, cooperation institutions, village heads, Temenggung (customary leader), Dayak Customary Council and Malay Culture Customary Council. The Perda stipulates rights and obligations of indigenous peoples, including the transfer of rights to customary forests.
The meeting discussed steps and requirements needed for the establishment of customary forests. Participants agreed to collaboratively encourage the district government to form a Committee for the recognition and rotection of customary peoples based on the Perda No. 13 of 2018. As a follow-up step, the regional government and the committee need to disseminate the regulation to the community. The committee that was formed by the regent has to develop guidelines for identifying, verifying and validating the customary boundary that will be proposed; composing the registration form; developing work plans; funding and establish cooperation with various NGOs and other institutions.
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Created: Sunday, 12 May 2019
Petrus Derani, Technical Advisor, CBFM, Kapuas Hulu
Klothilde Sikun, Technical Advisor, GIS and District Coordinator Kapuas Hulu
Lutz Hofheinz, Strategic Area Manager, Forest Management Unit development
FORCLIME supports the revision process of Regional Long-Term Development Plan in Berau District
The Agency of Planning, Research, and Development of Berau District, supported by FORCLIME, conducted Pre-Musrenbang (development planning meeting) meeting on 2nd of May 2019 to gain advices from the stakeholders for the draft of Regional Long-Term Development Plan (RPJPD) document of Berau district. The result of this activity is the final revised draft of RPJPD in Berau District 2006-2026 in accordance with the Regulation of Minister Home Affairs No. 54 Year 2010. The objective of this revision is to adjust the vision, mission, targets, and policy direction in regional level with the ones in national level; to operationalize the regional vision and mission; as well as to achieve the regional development plan which complies and is integrated to the national development plan.
In the near future, the revised draft of the long term development plan will be discussed in Musrenbang and brought to the Regional House of Representatives of Berau district for further process of adopting the draft into Regional Regulation (Perda).
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Created: Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Suprianto, Technical Advisor on Sustainable Forest Management
Entrepreneurship Training for Forest Management Units (KPH)
The Directorate of Production Forest Management Unit of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry conducted a training on entrepreneurship for Production Forest Management Units (Kesatuan Pengelolaan Hutan Produksi-KPHP) on 25 to 29 March 2019 in Sukabumi, West Java. The event, supported by the FORCLIME technical cooperation module, aimed to promote entrepreneurship skills for KPH officers for independent KPHs. 40 KPH representatives attended the training, including the staff of the FORCLIME financial cooperation module.
The training which was opened by the Director of the Production Forest Management Unit covered relevant topics: Policies in Production Forest Management Unit Business Development, Development of Entrepreneurship Skills, Funds in the Public Service Agency (BLUD), Management of Environmental Services, Marketing Development, Potency of Forest Products in the Energy Sector, and Business Plan Development.
“The training topics are useful, I hope the Ministry can facilitate a meeting or a forum to bring together KPHs, as forest product providers, and potential markets”, said Kristianto, participant from the KPHP Katingan Hulu, Central Kalimantan.
Since 2010, FORCLIME continuously supported KPH mainstreaming and consolidation as strategic instruments to achieve sustainable forest management.
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Created: Thursday, 02 May 2019
Wandojo Siswanto, Senior Advisor for Forest and Climate Change Policy
Mohamad Rayan, Advisor for Crosscutting Issue and Conflict Management
Sekar A. Woro Yunita, Junior Advisor for Sustainable Forest Management