Workshop and Training of Independent Investigation for Local/ Indigenous Communities in Three Regions   (Java, Kalimantan, and Sumatera)

Workshop and Training of Independent Investigation for Local/ Indigenous Communities in Three Regions (Java, Kalimantan, and Sumatera)

Independent Investigators (PI) is one of the main actors in the Timber Legality Assurance System (SVLK) in Indonesia. PI consists of civil society organizations and communities who live around forest areas to monitor how the forestry actors implement SVLK to ensure system accountability and credibility. The existence of PI to monitor SVLK implementation brings positive […]
Gakkum KLHK confiscated 11 Illegal Wood Containers from Buton in East Lombok worth IDR 3.5 Billion

Gakkum KLHK confiscated 11 Illegal Wood Containers from Buton in East Lombok worth IDR 3.5 Billion

Mataram, 15 February 2019. Environmental and Forestry Investigators (PPHS LHK) Directorate General of Law Enforcement (Gakkum) KLHK working with PPNS LHK Office of West Nusa Tenggara Province succeeded in dismantling illegal logging practices in Labuhan Lombok, East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Province . The joint investigation team in addition to securing 3 suspects, also […]
Administration vs. Substance The role of governance in embodied forest legality and sustainability

Administration vs. Substance The role of governance in embodied forest legality and sustainability

Utilization of timber forest products, especially in state forests, has been of concern to the world since the early 90s and at that time was born the idea of ​​ecolabel certification. The main assumption of the initiative is that with certain conditions that must be met by producers for each cubic of internationally traded timber, […]
Fake Documents Investigated in Illegal Container Cases

Fake Documents Investigated in Illegal Container Cases

KOMPAS – The fake timber legality verification document passed hundreds of containers containing billions of rupiah of illegal merbau from Papua and West Papau. Ten companies were allegedly involved and were still being investigated by the police. Head of the Forest Protection Division of the Papua Province Forestry Office, Yan Pugu, was met in Jayapura […]
KLHK Law Enforcer Secures 384 Container of Illegal Timber from Papua Worth IDR 100 Billion

KLHK Law Enforcer Secures 384 Container of Illegal Timber from Papua Worth IDR 100 Billion

Surabaya, January 16, 2019. The Directorate General of Law Enforcement of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (DG Gakkum KLHK) once again secured 199 illegal wooden containers in Surabaya. So that within a month KLHK has secured 384 illegal wooden containers from Papua through four security operations in Surabaya and Makassar. The operation of illegal […]
National Seminar; Implementation of 2 Years of FLEGT License

National Seminar; Implementation of 2 Years of FLEGT License

At the end of 2018, the Forest Independent Monitoring Network (JPIK) held a “National Seminar; Implementation of 2 FLEGT License Years “which held on 13 December. One of the goal is the exchange information on the development of the FLEGT License implementation of that has been in place for two years, running mainly evaluation and […]