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Training for tour guides to improve tourism in Menua Sadap, West Kalimantan

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The Village Management Board of Menua Sadap conducted a workshop for tour guides on 18-20 September in Karangan Bunut hamlet in Kapuas Hulu district, West Kalimantan. The workshop aimed to improve the capacity of local tour guides in order to create a sustainable economy through eco-tourism. Next to the Menua Sadap Village Forest Management Board (LPHD Menua Sadap), representatives of two other village forests in the area took part in the workshop (LPHD Tamao and LPHD Sungai Abau). Trainers from the Indonesian Mountain Guide Association (APGI) and from the Betung Kerihun National Park gave lectures and input on good service, identified potential tourism activities and elaborated next steps for eco-tourism development.

For more information, please contact:
Petrus Derani, Technical adviser, community-based forest management

Created: Thursday, 26 September 2019

Participatory approach for preparing the management plan of customary land in Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan

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The Kapuas Hulu civil society forum together with FORCLIME conducted a focus group discussion on customary land management on 13 September 2019 in Putussibau, Kapuas Hulu district, West Kalimantan. The objective of the FGD was to share knowledge and experiences in managing customary land by the traditional community. The goal of the meeting was also to develop similar perspectives in regard to roles and functions of CSOs in supporting the development in Kapuas Hulu. Representatives of the regional development agency (Bappeda), the Environmental Service, the forest management unit (KPH Kapuas Hulu), the Betung Kerihun Danau Sentarum National Park and local NGOs attended the meeting. Resource persons in the FGD were the Sungai Utik head of management of customary land, who used to be the head of the village, and the Rantau Kalis village head.

The follow-up of the meeting will be accelerating the process of defining the customary land, in addition to preparing multi-stakeholder approaches which mainstream economic sustainable development based on available local wisdom.

For more information, please contact:
Jumtani Syolihin, Coordinator West Kalimantan province, Adviser for value chains and sustainable forest management
Wandojo Siswanto, Strategic area manager for forest policy and climate change

Created: Friday, 20 September 2019

Promoting non-timber forest products from Menua Sadap Village Forest in Kuching, Malaysia

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Aiming to promote non-timber forest products, tourism and cultural attractions, the Menua Sadap Village Forest Management Board (LPHD Menua Sadap) with the Danau Sentarum Betung Kerihun National Park participated in the Non Timber Forest Products Carnival 2019 in Kuching Serawak, Malaysia on 14 - 20 August, 2019. During the event, LPHD Menua Sadap collaborated with the Danau Sentarum Betung Kerihun National Park, supported by GIZ. Additionally Danau Sentarum Betung Kerihun Kapuas Hulu Biosphere Reserve was presented at the event.

For further information, please contact:
Petrus Derani, Technical adviser, Community-based forest management, Kapuas Hulu
Jumtani, Coordinator West Kalimantan Province, Adviser for sustainable forest management and sustainable value chains
Lutz Hofheinz, Strategic area manager, forest management unit development

Created: Wednesday, 18 September 2019