As a continuation of FORCLIME's support for the Tepian Buah Village Forestry Partnership in the Management of Nature Tourism and Environmental Services of Tembalang Waterfall after obtaining a legal basis, FORCLIME conducted a study tour for Community of Tepian Buah to several location of Social Forestry in the FMU Yogyakarta, which also developed ecotourism and environmental services such as the Tourism area Kalibiru (Kulon Progo), Mangunan Tourism area (Bantul) and Puthuk Setumbu Tourism Area (Magelang). The visit was held on 29 October - 1 November 2019. During the visit, participants received information about: history and development of forest management challenges faced (including area management, institutional and human resource management as well as business management); creating an opportunity for the surrounding community (in generating income); benefits for managers and surrounding communities, etc.
This visit aims to increase the capacity of nature tourism management and environmental services Tembalang Waterfall Kampung Tepian Buah-Berau Regency. A total of 12 people, representing the West Berau KPH, GIZ-FORCLIME, the Tepian Buah Village Government, Pokdarwis Allo Malau (Berau District Tepian Buah community) attended this visit.
For further information please contact:
Suprianto, Technical Advisor for Sustainable Forest Management, District Coordinator Berau
Arif Data Kusuma, Provincial Coordinator Kalimantan Timur
Lutz Hofheinz, Strategic Area Manager, FMU Development