A Plenary Meeting of the National Secretariat for FMU Development was held on Friday, 8 March 2013 chaired by the Director General of Forestry Planning, Ir. Bambang Soepijanto, MM. The meeting was also attended by Echelon 1 and 2 officials as members of the Secretariat’s Steering Committee and Executive Committee, respectively. The National Secretariat for FMU Development - in short "Seknas KPH" - has been supported by FORCLIME starting from the concept development to its establishment process and operation.
As Chairman of the Executive Committee, Ir. Is Mugiono, MM., Director of Area Management and Preparation of Forest Area Utilization (WP3H) - Directorate General of Forestry Planning, presented the progress of implementation of the National Secretariat to the plenary meeting. The members of the National Secretariat acknowledged the 2013 Work Plan of the National Secretariat for FMU Development presented by its Executive Secretary Dr. Agus Setyarso.
Following the presentations participants, which included representatives from Bappenas and the Ministry of Home Affairs, discussed progress and declared their commitment for the success of FMU development and its operation. The “Seknas” meeting was the first Plenary Meeting held in 2013. It can be considered as a sign of a new chapter for mobilizing support from the Echelon 1 in the process of FMU development and its operation.