Entries by JPIK

Deforestation and Social Conflict Keep Happening, Indonesian Government has to Strengthen Sustainability System of Forest Management

Jakarta, February 28th 2018. FWI presented in three periods North Sumatera, East Kalimantan, and North Maluku had lost 718.000 hectare of their natural forest. Every hours, natural forest as big as 42 times of soccer field had gone on those three provinces. JPIK assessment to 296 Sustainable Production Forest Management (PHPL) IUIPHHK-HA (Logging Concession) and HT (Timber Concession) certificates found that 197 of permit holders had bad scored on production aspects. These findings generated a big question toward the sustainability of forest management practice and will impact to the slow problem solving of forest management nowadays, especially in social and ecological aspects. 

System Improvement

The monitoring and training activities that JPIK conducts are materials for advocacy and campaigning for improving the forest governance system and timber trade in Indonesia. Three things about JPIK’s advocacy efforts and campaigns in improving the system are:

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