The Berau Barat Forest Management Unit fosters the legal basis of the acceleration of the Forestry Partnership in Kampung Batu Rajang, East Kalimantan
The Berau Barat Forest Management Unit (KPH Berau Barat) supports the Batu Rajang community in preparing a proposal for a Forestry Partnership with the forest concession PT Inhutani I Labanan. An official letter signed by the forest concession management was issued and sent to the Minister for Environment and Forestry (MLHK) and the Director General of Social Forestry and Environmental Partnerships on July 19, 2019. The proposed activities for the Forestry Partnership are crop plantation and agriculture practices within the area of the forest concession. The Forestry Partnership scheme refers to the MLHK’s decree No. P.83 /MenLHK/SETJEN/KUM.1/10/2016 concerning Social Forestry and the decree of the Director General of Social Forestry and Environmental Partnership No. P.18/PSKL/SET/PSL.0/12/2016 concerning Guidelines for the Preparation of Cooperation Agreement Documents (NKK). After the letter was submitted to the MLHK, the validation and verification processes of the proposed partnership will be carried out by the Team from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, which then will be continued with dialogues about the cooperation agreement. The process to accelerate the legal basis on Forestry Partnership of the Kampung Batu Rajang is promoted by KPH Berau Barat and supported by FORCLIME.
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Created: Friday, 26 July 2019
Hamzah, Head of protection, conservation of natural resources and its ecosystem, and community empowerment (KPH Berau Barat)
Suprianto, Technical adviser for sustainable forest management, Coordinator Berau district
Lutz Hofheinz, Strategic area manager for forest management unit
Training on operating drones to improve data accuracy of burnt areas
The Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) through its technical directorates (Forest and Land Fire Control-PKHL; and Inventory and Monitoring of Forest Resources-IPSDH) in collaboration with FORCLIME conducted a training on Operating Drones for Mapping of Forest and Land Fires on 16-17 July 2019 in Pontianak, West Kalimantan. The training, aimed at obtaining more accurate and valid data and was attended by 24 representatives from the West Kalimantan Provincial Forestry Office, DAOPS Manggala Agni, Kubu Raya Forest Management Unit (KPH Kubu Raya) and the KLHK’s technical implementation units in West Kalimantan.
On his remarks, the Director of Forest and Land Fire Control stated that the participants were expected to spread the knowledge and skills acquired during the training to others.
During the training the participants gained knowledge about: (1) How to use drones; (2) Regulations regarding the operation of drones; (3) Validation of hotspots vs burnt areas; (4) Merging of drone data or field data; (5) flight planning; (6) Image processing of burnt areas; and (7) Drone data processing results. On the second day, the participants practiced flying drones and processing data for mapping.
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Created: Sunday, 21 July 2019
Audita Garry Yuliawan, student intern, Cendrawasih University
Dr. Gamin, Lecturer (Widyaiswara), the Center of Education and Training, KLHK
Gatot Moeryanto, Senior adviser, forest management
The East Kalimantan Province evaluates the implementation of profit sharing-reforestation fund
The Berau Barat Forest Management Unit (KPH Berau Barat) is one of the technical implementation units of the East Kalimantan Provincial Forestry Service, which is located in Berau District. The Head of East Kalimantan Provincial Forestry Service appointed the KPH Berau Barat to host a meeting to evaluate the profit sharing-reforestation fund (dana bagi hasil sumber daya alam-dana reboisasi-DBH SDA DR) on July 11-12 in Tanjung Redeb, the capital of Berau Regency. An evaluation of the 2019 2nd quarter performance and an evaluation of the report from the Team of evaluation (Tim Evaluasi dan Pengawasan Realisasi APBN dan APBD (TEPRA)) was carried out and a check of the national and local expenditure was conducted, focusing on the 2nd quarter of 2019. The meeting was opened by the Head of the East Kalimantan Provincial Forestry Service, Mr Amrullah and was attended by all Echelon officials III and Echelon IV of the Provincial Forest Service and technical implementation units of the Forestry Service of East Kalimantan Province, including all KPH heads in East Kalimantan.
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Created: Thursday, 18 July 2019
Armilan Saidi, Head of KPH Berau Barat (acting)
Suprianto, Technical Adviser for Sustainable Forest Management, Coordinator Berau district
Lutz Hofheinz, Strategic Area Manager for Forest Management Unit