"Looking at the history of forest and land fires in Indonesia, they are mainly influenced by human factors rather than natural ones , so efforts to prevent forest and land fires should be prioritized over extinguishing efforts," said the Director General of Climate Change, Ministry of Environment and Forestry on his opening speech at the Final Workshop of FORCLIME II Fire Management on 26-27 October 2020.
The FORCLIME II Fire Management was implemented in KPH (forest management unit) Kubu Raya, West Kalimantan from 2017 to mid-2020. The programs achievements were conveyed at the final workshop, with the topic of Sharing Experiences in Integrated Forest Fire Prevention Efforts. Additionally, the Head of the Environment and Forestry Service of West Kalimantan Province launched the new Guidelines for the Implementation of Fire Management at the FMU Level in West Kalimantan Province. The workshop was conducted in collaboration with the Directorate General of Climate Change of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and the Provincial Government of West Kalimantan and was supported by FORCLIME.