Perdirjen on the guideline and indicative map of the protected forests resources potential
Directorate of KPHL collaborated with FORCLIME held an FGD workshop on developing Perdirjen (The Directorate General Regulation) on the guideline and indicative map of the protected forest resources potential in Bogor on 29 October 2019. There were 30 participants from KLHK and academicians. The aim of the workshop developed draft guideline which will be used by the unit level (Forest Management Unit/KPH) in conducting planning for future utilization in protected forests.
The Resource Persons emphasized the importance of the guidelines as providing direction for the use of protected forests to the community so that the common goals are achieved, illustrates the potential contained in protected forests, investment promotion tools, the direction of infrastructure connectivity development and a tool for monitoring and evaluating potential engagement. The resource persons also gave their assessment on the latest draft of the regulation.
FORCLIME will support further meetings and workshops on finalizing the draft Perdirjen.
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Created: Monday, 18 November 2019
Wandojo Siswanto, Strategic Area Manager, Forest Policy and Climate Change
Mohamad Rayan, Advisor Crosscutting Issues and Conflict Management
FORCLIME Facilitating Community of Tepian Buah Village in Berau District to conduct a Study Tour of Nature Tourism and Environmental Services at Forest Management Unit (FMU) Yogyakarta
As a continuation of FORCLIME's support for the Tepian Buah Village Forestry Partnership in the Management of Nature Tourism and Environmental Services of Tembalang Waterfall after obtaining a legal basis, FORCLIME conducted a study tour for Community of Tepian Buah to several location of Social Forestry in the FMU Yogyakarta, which also developed ecotourism and environmental services such as the Tourism area Kalibiru (Kulon Progo), Mangunan Tourism area (Bantul) and Puthuk Setumbu Tourism Area (Magelang). The visit was held on 29 October - 1 November 2019. During the visit, participants received information about: history and development of forest management challenges faced (including area management, institutional and human resource management as well as business management); creating an opportunity for the surrounding community (in generating income); benefits for managers and surrounding communities, etc.
This visit aims to increase the capacity of nature tourism management and environmental services Tembalang Waterfall Kampung Tepian Buah-Berau Regency. A total of 12 people, representing the West Berau KPH, GIZ-FORCLIME, the Tepian Buah Village Government, Pokdarwis Allo Malau (Berau District Tepian Buah community) attended this visit.
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Created: Friday, 08 November 2019
Suprianto, Technical Advisor for Sustainable Forest Management, District Coordinator Berau
Arif Data Kusuma, Provincial Coordinator Kalimantan Timur
Lutz Hofheinz, Strategic Area Manager, FMU Development
Indonesia - U.S. Knowledge Exchange on Conflict Resolution within the Sector of Natural Resource Management
A delegation of 13 government and civil society representatives participated in a study tour to Arizona, United States of America during 16 – 25 October, 2019 to increase their understanding of conflict resolution approaches and techniques in the natural resources management (NRM) sector, supported by the GIZ project SASCI (Sustainable Agricultural Supply Chains in Indonesia). The participants were from the government of Kapuas Hulu district in West Kalimantan, the government of North Kalimantan Province, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, and the NGO ‘Working Group on Tenure’.
The study tour visited various government agencies of the U.S. Department of the Interior, the US Forest Service, and the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution of the University of Arizona and exchanged experiences and knowledge with experienced mediators and conflict resolution facilitators in the field. Various case studies were analyzed to understand the different forms of collaborative initiatives used for multi-stakeholder conflict resolution in the NRM sector, with stakeholders such as representatives of national park management, national forest management, indigenous groups, civil society, businesses and government agencies. The participants analyzed the lessons learned and identified follow-up activities to be implemented in Indonesia at district, province and national level.
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Created: Friday, 01 November 2019
Johanna Riedmann, Adviser for Conflict Resolution, FORCLIME
Per Rasmussen, Principal Adviser, Sustainable Agriculture Supply Chains (SASCI)