In an effort to improve communication between Forest Management Units (KPH) in West Papua Province, the West Papua Provincial Forestry Service, supported by FORCLIME, held a meeting with KPH and CDK heads from throughout the province in Sorong, Southwest Papua on 20 January 2023. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the creation of a forum that will be used as a medium for communication and coordination, as well as to share experiences and information regarding KPH in West Papua.
During the meeting, Mohammad Sidiq, FORCLIME’s Strategic Area Manager for Sustainable Forest Management, who also occupies the role of coordinator for the FORCLIME working area in Papua and West Papua Provinces, shared the various experiences and lessons that had been learned during the establishment of the KPH Forum in North Kalimantan and East Kalimantan. During his presentation, Mr. Sidiq discussed topics relating to the various functions and objectives that underpinned the establishment of the KPH Forum, as well as the benefits of the forum and the process behind its establishment.
The results of this meeting will be reported to the Head of the West Papua Provincial Forestry Service for further direction.
For more information, please contact:
Nita Yohana, Adviser for Sustainable Forest Management and Coordinator for West Papua Province
Mohammad Sidiq, Strategic Area Manager for Sustainable Forest Management and Coordinator for Papua and West Papua Provinces