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The Forest Management Unit of Berau Tengah presents its forest management plan in the Ministry of Environment and Forestry

2019 05 8 RPJHP KPH Berau Tengah Supri

As part of processes of evaluation and ratification forest management plan, the Forest Management Unit (KPH) Berau Tengah presented its long-term forest management plan (RPHPJP) in the presence of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry's Verification and Validation Team on May 8, 2019 at the Manggala Wanabakti Building, Jakarta. The team consists of directors related to KPH development. Following the meeting minutes, all available documents still needs adjustment and improvement. Within 15 (fifteen) working days, the improved document should be submitted to the Director for the Production Forest Management Unit (KPHP) for approval process.

The KPH Berau Tengah in East Kalimantan province covers the area of ± 336,987 hectares, which is dominated by production forest. One of the KPH Berau Tengah potentials is the karstic mountain which stretches from the north to the south with its mountain peaks and karst caves which become tourist destinations, i.e. the Ketepu Peak, Nyadeng Lake, Beloyot Cave.

For more information, please contact:
Suprianto, Technical adviser, Sustainable Forest Management, Coordinator Berau District
Lutz Hofheinz, Strategic area manager, Forest Management Unit (KPH)

Created: Friday, 05 July 2019

Governor’s decree on the regional action plan for GHG’s emission reduction in North Kalimantan

Cover buku RAD-GRK Kaltara

On 27th March 2019, the Governor of North Kalimantan enacted Governor Regulation No.7 Year 2019 regarding the Regional Action Plan for Green House Gas Emission Reduction (RAD GRK) of North Kalimantan. In his capacity as RAD GRK coordinator, submitted the document to the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Head of the National Planning Agency (BAPPENAS).

The RAD-GRK document is a guideline for all actors in North Kalimantan province, both government and non-government agencies, in preparing their programme activities to achieve the target of emission reduction under the coordination of the regional planning agency (BAPPEDA). Objectives of the developed document are as follows: (1) To develop cross-cutting GHG emission reduction planning; (2) To develop appropriate strategies for GHG emission reduction; (3) To provide information on local investment opportunities related to climate change mitigation activities; and (4) To increase capacities, roles, and responsiveness of the local agencies, organizations, human resources to climate change mitigation issues. The document has been designed and printed, and available on FORCLIME website.

"Join efforts by FORCLIME and RAD GRK Working Group have been done, such as the calculation of GHG emission baseline; emission projection as a basis to determine the Reference Emission Level (REL); and data input into the national platform for monitoring, evaluation and reporting (PEP) through an online system. In addition, the BAPPEDA and RAD GRK Working Group prepared a low carbon development plan (PPRK) for North Kalimantan Province.", said Mr. Teddy Kusuma from BAPPEDA of North Kalimantan.

For more information, please contact:
Mohammad Sidiq, Province Coordinator North Kalimantan
Wandojo Siswanto, Senior Advisor for Forest and Climate Change Policy
Lenny Christy, Technical Advisor GELAMAI

Created: Tuesday, 25 June 2019

The start of the Internship programme at FORCLIME for students from University of Papua (UNIPA) and Cenderawasih University (UNCEN)

Training for Internship program

FORCLIME collaborates with the University of Papua (UNIPA) and the Cenderawasih University (UNCEN) in Manokwari (West Papua) and in Jayapura (Papua province) and conducted and Introduction Training of the Internship Programme for Students on 17-21 June 2019 in the complex of the Green School in Ubud, Bali. Participants are selected students and fresh graduates that will be posted in Jakarta, Bogor, Kalimantan (east, west and north) and Central Sulawesi offices for several months. The interns will be integrated in ongoing project activities and giving specific tasks within project implementation so that they can gain practical experiences in working in the natural resource management sector. The programme is within the overall cooperation framework with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF).

During the opening session, the German Embassy Development Counsellor Dr. David Tantow, said that the internship programme is “ for capacity development for the students for their future career”. Similar expressions were also mentioned by the representative from the International Cooperation Bureau of MoEF, Ms Anggraeni Oktavia. She suggested to the interns to make the most out of the internship programme to improve and enhance skills and gain experiences. “This is a rare opportunity as not all cooperation programmes provide such internship programme like it is organized by FORCLIME”.

After the introduction training, students will be directly posted in FORCLIME sites and will be supervised by FORCLIME staff working in the different project locations (Jakarta, Bogor, Pontianak, Putussibau, Samarinda, Berau, Tanjung Selor and Palu) they will be given specific tasks by the supervisor in support of FORCLIME programme development and according to their educational background and interests.

For more information, please contact:
Edy Marbyanto, Strategic Area Manager, Human Capacity Development
Pipin Permadi, Senior Adviser, Forest Policy

Created: Friday, 21 June 2019