The Forest Management Unit (FMU) of Malinau initiated a coordination meeting with its development partners and their respective programmes through the "FMU Malinau Dialogue" on 21 March 2017. The meeting was aimed to harmonize the programmes of organizations that have activities in Malinau District, North Kalimantan, in order to be inline and supporting the key performance indicator achievements of the FMU Malinau. The dialogue was attended by representatives of projects in Malinau, such as Millennium Challenge Account-Indonesia (MCAI)/Yayasan Biosfer Manusia (BIOMA), WWF Indonesia, Forum Musyawarah Masyarakat Adat (FoMMA), (Ikatan Penyuluh Agroforestry Malinau (IPAMA), FORCLIME, ADB Project. During the event, invited organizations presented their achievements in 2016, as well as their work plan for 2017.
In his speech, the Head of FMU Malinau, Mr Impung Lian, said that communication and coordination are expected to build a common understanding and perception in supporting the FMU development. In addition, such meetings support the joint learning through knowledge sharing and discussion on the FMU development, and the progress of programmes implemented by other parties.
Output of this dialogue were that such meeting shall be conducted periodically and will involve wider participants, such as forest concession companies of natural and plantation forests, communities, relevant local governments. In addition, another output from the dialogue was to establish a "data base" to collect data and information related to programmes and activities of parties irelated to FMU development in Malinau.
For further information, please contact:
Tunggul Butarbutar, Strategic Area Manager, Forest Management Unit (FMU) Development
Regine Brandt, Development Advisor for Agroforestry, Malinau
Suprianto, Technical Adviser, Forest Management Unit (FMU) Development