SVLK Amendment

SVLK Amendment

Regulations regarding SVLK have undergone several improvements since the Minister of Forestry Decree No. P.38 / 2009 was issued for the first time. Current regulations related to the implementation of SVLK are PermenLHK No. P.30 / MenLHK / Setjen / PHPL.3 / 3/2016 stipulated on March 1, 2016. The regulation replaces Permenhut 43/2014 juncto (jo) […]
Illegal Logging in Sebangau National Park Still Continues

Illegal Logging in Sebangau National Park Still Continues

At the end of 2016, the Independent Forest Monitoring Network (JPIK) documented illegal logging that took place in Tangkiling, Sebangau National Park. Wood is cut randomly from various locations, depending on its wood potential. One of the most sought-after species is Shorea spp. which is processed into sawn timber at the logging location and transported […]
Orangutan population in Sebangau National Park is Endangered

Orangutan population in Sebangau National Park is Endangered

Sebangau National Park is home to one of the largest populations of orangutans. There are around 5,800 more orangutans within the Sebangau National Park area. But the condition of orangutans in the Sebangau National Park is threatened with extinction due to encroachment, and illegal logging that occurs in the Sebangau National Park area. From the […]
Palm Oil Plantation in Sebangau National Park

Palm Oil Plantation in Sebangau National Park

Sebangau National Park plays an important role in the conservation of wetlands. The Sebangau peatland ecosystem covers 462,718.25 ha or 81 percent of the total national park area. Of the total area of ​​peatland in Central Kalimantan – the largest in Kalimantan – 17.4 percent is in the Sebangau National Park. However, according to the […]
Rising Cases of Illegal Logging in Papua

Rising Cases of Illegal Logging in Papua

Illegal logging and circulation of illegal timber in Papua in recent months has increased. The rise of these cases is a serious concern of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK). In an effort to prevent the KPK from coordinating and supervising (Korsup) to improve the management of forest resources in Papua. The increase in cases of […]
Cradle in Crime Trading

Cradle in Crime Trading

The problem of illegal timber trade that is rampant in Indonesia is a problem that requires a solution through continuous improvement of governance. Indonesia in this regard has committed itself to eradicating illegal logging and trafficking in illegal timber through the Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK). But there are just gaps in the use of […]