1 / 3

FORCLIME

 Forests and Climate Change Programme
 Technical Cooperation (TC Module)
2 / 3

FORCLIME

 Forests and Climate Change Programme
 Technical Cooperation (TC Module)
3 / 3

FORCLIME

 Forests and Climate Change Programme
 Technical Cooperation (TC Module)

FORCLIME news

Farmers of Kampung Batu Rajang visit a rubber factory and a center of herbal medicine in Samarinda, East Kalimantan

2020 01 20 kampung batu rajang study tour supri

Aiming to increase the capacity of farmers in Kampung Batu Rajang, Berau Regency, FORCLIME facilitated a study visit to a rubber factory, PT. Multi Kusuma Cemerlang, and the honey processing center, Abihira Herba Center, in Samarinda, East Kalimantan on 20 – 21 January 2020. The eleven participants included farmers and representatives from the Environmental and Forestry Education and Training Center of Samarinda.

During the visit to the rubber factory, participants gained knowledge related to the rubber market chains, post-harvest processing (tapping) and rubber quality requirements needed by the factory. In addition, the study tour offers an opportunity for networking between farmers and buyers.

While visiting the production and processing of honey from the stingless wild bees (kelulut), participants also examined the production of traditional herbal medicines, as well as observing market potentials and preparing a business network for kelulut honey and medicines from the forest (non-timber forest products).

For further information, please contact:
Suprianto, Technical adviser, sustainable forest management, Coordinator Berau district
Arif Data Kusuma, Coordinator East Kalimantan province
Lutz Hofheinz, Strategic area management, forest management unit (KPH)

Created: Monday, 27 January 2020

Harvesting stingless bee honey: Result of training in Berau District, East Kalimantan

2020 01 06 harvesting honey Berau supri

Today, 7 January 2020, Forest Farmer Group in Kampung Batu Rajang, East Kalimantan, harvesting honey from the stingless bee that they grow after participated in a training conducted in October 2019. The training was done with the purpose of supporting the Social Forestry programme implementation in East Kalimantan. On the training, carried out by the Samarinda training Center (BDLHK Samarinda) and FORCLIME, participants were handed five boxes containing stingless bee colony (Trigona itama) as a stimulant for honey bee farming. Currently, they already have up to 10 boxes. Today, villagers harvested from one of the boxes, and get 0.5 L honey. The farmers are very happy and interested as they expect to gain additional income from the honey bee farming in the future.

For further information, please contact:
Suprianto, Technical adviser for sustainable forest management, Coordinator Berau district

Created: Tuesday, 07 January 2020

The Samarinda Training Center prepares Loa Haur forest management plan 2020 – 2039

2019 12 11 konsultasi publik hutan Diklat Loa Haur

The Samarinda Training Center for Environmental and Forestry (BDLHK Samarinda), supported by FORCLIME, conducted a consultation on management plan (RPHJP) of Loa Haur Training Forest for the period of 2020-2039 on 11 December 2019 in Samarinda, East Kalimantan. The meeting aims to obtain inputs from stakeholders regarding the Loa Haur forest management plan. 50 people attended the meeting representing the technical implementing unit of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Tahura Bukit Soeharto, Samarinda Forestry Vocational High School, FORCLIME.

Loa Haur Training Forest, covers of 4,310 hectares, is located in Kutai Kartanegara Regency, East Kalimantan Province. The Loa Haur Forest, which is managed by the BDLHK Samarinda, is functioned as conservation forest. In addition, Loa Haur is part of the Tahura Bukit Soeharto. Therefore, the forest has roles to protect, conserve and manage its resources in a sustainable way.

For further information, please contact:
Edy Marbyanto, Strategic area manager for Human Capacity Development
Dr. Edi Kurniadi, Head of the BDLHK Samarinda

Created: Monday, 06 January 2020