Head of District Kapuas Hulu endorses district Forest Reference Emission Level (FREL)
The head of district of Kapuas Hulu has finally endorsed the district’s FREL through a decree in December 2016 (SK Bupati No. 620/2016) to the amount of 3.42 MtCO2e/year which is Kapuas Hulu’s average annual emission from deforestation and forest degradation of the period 1990-2012.
Since 2013, the district Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan, has been supported by FORCLIME to develop its Forest Reference Emission Level (FREL). The district’s Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation (MRV) team had been established in 2014 and consisted of members from various local government institutions, NGOs as well as FORCLIME. Over the course of two years, this team has been working continuously on the development and improvement of approach, methodology and data and was responsible for the technical implementation of FREL calculation as well as reporting. The implemented methodology follows the national FREL approach closely.
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Stephanie Wegscheider, Development Advisor for GIS and Remote Sensing