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Forest Management Units Firefighting Brigade Training in West Kalimantan

2020 07 18 Fire fighting training KH rh

On the 18th and 19th of July, the firefighting brigade of the forest management units (KPH) of Kapuas Hulu Timur and Kapuas Hulu Utara received a training from the Manggala Agni in Putussibau, West Kalimantan. The Manggala Agni is the Indonesian Forest Fire Control Brigade, which was formed in order to carry out forest fire control tasks including prevention, suppression, and post-fire management of forests. This training aimed to familiarize the firefighting brigade with new equipment provided by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry. The training also informed the brigade on better preparation measures for the dry season. Before the training came to an end each group had to show their new skills by fighting a fire. This was closely monitored by the instructors in terms of leadership, teamwork, communication and handling the equipment.

For more information, please contact:
Reinhard Hilliger, Technical adviser for forest management unit
Petrus Derani, Adviser for Community based Forest Management

Created: Monday, 03 August 2020

Training on producing organic pesticide for farmer groups in Antutan village, North Kalimantan

2020 07 15 Training organic pesticide dm

During the dissemination information on agroforestry and organic fertilizers in Antutan village at the end of 2019, several farmers expressed interest in learning more about producing organic pesticides and fertilizers. Therefore, with the support of FORCLIME, the Forest Management Unit (KPH) of Bulungan and Antutan Village conducted a training on agroforestry and organic pesticide production on July 14 - 15, 2020 in Antutan village, North Kalimantan. The trainers were experts from the Association of Agroforestry Extension Workers in Malinau (IPAMA) and the training center of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry in Samarinda (BDLHK Samarinda). The training structure followed a ‘blended’ method, with theoretical topics covered online, and practical teachings carried out in the field. Participants gathered in the village office of Desa Antutan to attend the online session.

Farmers were taught the concept of organic agroforestry, and learned how to produce their own organic pesticide and its importance for healthy farming. The participants were also introduced to agroforestry and charcoal making.

For more information, please contact:
Daniel Maertz, technical adviser for agroforestry
Mohammad Sidiq, Coordinator North Kalimantan Province

Created: Monday, 27 July 2020

Field visit to agroforestry plots for the Forest Management Unit (KPH) Kapuas Hulu Timur, West Kalimantan

2020 07 11 field visit agroforesry sites petrus

On July 11th, 2020, FORCLIME arranged a field visit for the forest management unit (KPH) Kapuas Hulu Timur to the established agroforestry demonstration plots in Martinus, Ukit-Ukit, and Mensiau in northern Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan. The aim of the visit was to strengthen the capacities of the forest management unit and community groups in developing agroforestry demonstrations. The activity provided benefits both for the KPH Kapuas Hulu Timur as well as the agroforestry farmers, as they could present their success agroforestry sites. The field visit also inspired the KPH staff to assist communities in and near the forest management unit area, especially in its area, the KPH will prepared a community learning centre.

For more information, please contact:
Reinhard Hilliger, Technical adviser for forest management unit
Petrus Derani, Adviser for Community based Forest Management

Created: Wednesday, 15 July 2020

in cooperation with ministry of forestry and environmentCooperation - Republic of Indonesia and Federal Republic of GermanyImplemented-by-giz