The IKM’s view of SVLK implementation

The IKM’s view of SVLK implementation

The enactment of the SVLK in mandatory in 2009 and implemented in 2010 clearly had a good impact on the forestry industry, especially the furniture Small and Medium Industries (IKM) in the country. Since the SVLK was implemented in 2013, the export value of Indonesian wood products increased from USD10.4 billion to USD10.6 billion in […]
PT Merbau Pelalawan Lestari’s S-PHPL is Officially Revoked

PT Merbau Pelalawan Lestari’s S-PHPL is Officially Revoked

The decision of the Supreme Court (MA) case number 460 K / Pdt / 2016 dated August 18, 2016 has won an appeal from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) for PT Merbau Pelalawan Lestari (APRIL group) operating in Pelalawan Regency, Riau Province. The ruling stated that the defendant, PT Merbau Pelalawan Lestari (MPL) […]
Independent Monitors and Independent Certification Institutions Share Stories of SVLK Implementation

Independent Monitors and Independent Certification Institutions Share Stories of SVLK Implementation

The enactment of FLEGT License opens a new round of changes in forest governance in Indonesia. Recognition of the SVLK is a success and a challenge for Indonesia to be able to consistently implement SVLK in a credible and accountable manner. Indonesia must continue to work hard to maintain the credibility of the system by […]
FLEGT-VPA, Joint Commitment to Illegal Logging Mitigation

FLEGT-VPA, Joint Commitment to Illegal Logging Mitigation

The FLEGT-VPA agreement (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade – Voluntary Partnership Agreement) between the Republic of Indonesia and the European Union is in the context of implementation of a joint commitment to combat illegal logging and related trade and improve law enforcement and forest management through reorganization of trade mechanisms wood products between the […]
Indonesia is the First Country in the World to Achieve a FLEGT License

Indonesia is the First Country in the World to Achieve a FLEGT License

National Celebration The launch of the Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) license was held in Jakarta, November 24, 2016. This celebration is something that has been long awaited, after going through a 9-year process of Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA). FLEGT VPA between Indonesia and the European Union has arrived in 2013 and its […]
JPIK Shares Experience with Myanmar CSOs

JPIK Shares Experience with Myanmar CSOs

Today, Independent Forestry Monitoring Network (JPIK), Friday (11/11/2016), meets Myanmar CSOs who are conducting a study tour in Indonesia regarding SVLK implementation in Indonesia. The meeting with JPIK was held at Sahira Butik Hotel, Jl. Paledang Bogor is intended to share learning about independent forestry monitors in Indonesia regarding their role in the FLEGT VPA […]