The Ministry of Forestry through the Directorate General of Social Forestry and Watershed Management (BPDAS - PS) verified 7 forest management proposals using the Forest Village scheme in Kapuas Hulu District in December 2013. The areas for the Village Forest proposals are located in the villages Tanjung, Sriwangi, Nanga Jemah, Penepian Raya, Ujung Said, Manua Sadap (Karangan Bunut hamlet) and Nanga Lauk, all in sub-district Embaloh Hilir.
In addition to representatives from the Ministry of Forestry, the verification team was accompanied by representatives from non-governmental organizations, and from GIZ FORCLIME.GIZ FORCLIME directly involves in the implementation of the field verification through technical support to villagers of Karangan Bunut and Nanga Lauk. Additionally, FORCLIME facilitates between the villagers of Karangan Bunut and Nanga Lauk, the local government of Kapuas Hulu, and the Verification Team from the Ministry of Forestry.
For further information, please contact:
Ali Mustofa, Thematic Leader of Community Empowerment