The Indonesian Ministry of Forestry hosted the 8th Annual MegaFlorestais Meeting about “The Architecture of Forest Governance in the 21st Century”, in cooperation with the Rights and Resource Initiative. The meeting was held in Nusa Dua, Bali from 21st – 25th of October 2013. Participants came from various countries such as Brazil, China, Cameroon, Canada, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Indonesia, Mexico, Myanmar, Peru, Republic of Korea, Sweden, and the United States of America. The Director General of Forestry Planning, Mr. Bambang Soepijanto, on behalf of the Minister of Forestry opened the meeting with the Minister’s keynote speech.
As part of its support to the Directorate of Area Management and Preparation of Forest Area Utilization (WP3H) for Forest Management Unit (FMU) development, FORCLIME, together with WP3H, presented the programme’s publications and interactive map on Model FMUs and FORCLIME activities in Indonesia to participants of the MegaFlorestais event.
MegaFlorestais is an informal group of public forest agency leaders from the largest forested countries in the world, dedicated to advancing international dialogue and exchange on transitions in forest governance, forest industry, and the roles of public forest agencies.