Entries by JPIK

Capacity Building

As a capacity building effort JPIK routinely conducts monitoring training for NGOs and communities to increase understanding as independent monitors in monitoring forest governance and SVLK. In addition, this training aims to increase NGO and community awareness about regulations …

Forests and Peat Burns, Sebangau National Park Becomes Palm Oil Plantantions.

The latest report on the Network of Independent Forestry Monitors (JPIK) – the Loss of Our Forests and Peatlands – reveals systematic and extensive encroachment, as well as illegal logging within the Sebangau National Park (Sebangau National Park) reaching up to the rehabilitation zone and jungle zone.

JPIK’s repeated monitoring from the end of 2016 to the beginning of 2018 found that forests and peatlands had been converted and burned for oil palm plantations in Tangkiling and Marang, Bukit Batu District in Palangkaraya, one of the Sebangau National Park management areas. JPIK also found that illegal logging took place within the national park which was allegedly supplied to the local timber industry in Central Kalimantan.