Following the announcement to determine eight Village Forests in Kapuas Hulu through a decree of the Minister of Forestry, FORCLIME helped initiating the process of proposal development for Forest Village management (HPHD) licenses. The preparation of the document follows the directive stipulated in the Minister of Forestry Regulation No. 49/2008 on the Establishment of the Working Area of Forest Village (PAK-HD) in Kapuas Hulu. The workshop took place from 6th to 8th of May 2014 with the objective to prepare a Village Forest Management Plan (RKHD), other necessary village regulations, and to organize the administrative requirements for the Forest Village management proposal to the Governor of West Kalimantan.
The workshop was conducted collaboratively with the Plantation and Forestry Service of Kapuas Hulu, Kapuas Watershed Management Service (BPDAS - Kapuas), FORCLIME, and the local NGOs WWF Indonesia, FFI Kapuas Hulu and Perkumpulan KABAN.
For further information, please contact:
Ali Mustofa, Technical Adviser for Community-Based Forest Management