The Environment and Forestry Service of West Kalimantan Province through the West Kalimantan REDD Working Group (REDD WG), supported by FORCLIME, conducted a meeting presenting the 2020 performance of REDD WG and preparing the 2021 work plan on 15-16 December 2020 in Pontianak, West Kalimantan. This event, which was carried out online and offline, was officially opened by the Head of the Environment and Forestry Service, Mr. H. Adi Yani, MH. He was accompanied by the REDD WG Chairman who delivered a speech regarding the commitment of West Kalimantan province to contribute to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation that have been implemented since 2012 when the REDD WG was established.
During the meeting, the REDD WG presented its 2020 activities in achieving emission reduction targets including formulating new regulation and revising the old ones, revision of the REDD WG structure, preparing governor's regulation on emission reduction targets, increasing the capacity of FMUs related to forestry and climate change, strengthening the communication network of the parties, as well as the development of climate change financing alternatives through several schemes such as the preparation of proposals for the Green Climate Fund.
In addition, the meeting also discussed the 2021 work plan to complete the province's commitment to achieving emission reduction targets as outlined in the West Kalimantan Emission Reduction Action Plan Strategy.
For more information, please contact:
Jumtani, Coordinator West Kalimantan Province