The Provincial Forestry Service of East Kalimantan in collaboration with FORCLIME conducted a training on preparing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the management of Forest Management Unit (KPH) on 3-4 August 2016 in Samarinda, East Kalimantan. The purpose of the training was to assist KPH managers in preparing required SOPs in order to strengthen the administration of KPH in managing, monitoring and supervising the KPH operations. Participants of the training were representatives of KPHs in East Kalimantan province, in addition to KPHs in West and North Kalimantan (KPH Kapuas Hulu and KPH Malinau).
The participants gained knowledge related to concepts and principles, the importance of having SOPs and how to prepare them. At the end of the training, participants were requested to identify and develop SOPs draft, which further will be completed.
The Head of Provincial Forestry Service, Wahyu Widhi Heranata, said the importance of well-organized and standardized management for achieving sustainable forest management, then SOPs play an important role to support it.
For further information, please contact:
Tunggul Butarbutar, Strategic Area Manager for Forest Management Unit (FMU) development
Suprianto, Technical Advisor for FMU development