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The management of Essential Ecosystem Areas (KEE) Orangutan Corridor in Sungai Putri - Gunung Tarak - Gunung Palung Landscape has become a joint commitment outlined in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in a meeting at the West Kalimantan Provincial Forest Service Office on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Nine institutions that signed the MoU were the Directorate of Essential Ecosystem Management (BPEE) MoEF, West Kalimantan Forest Agency, Bappeda Ketapang, PT Kayung Agro Lestari, PT Gemilang Makmur Subur, PT Laman Mining, Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), International Animal Rescue Indonesia (YIARI), and Tropenbos Indonesia (TI).
Tropenbos Indonesia (TI) in collaboration with The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC) Indonesia organized a Participatory Action Research and Village Development Workshop in Ketapang held at Aston Hotel Ketapang on Monday, 18 October 2018. The event was attended by 49 participants from Bappeda, Balitbang, PMPD Agency, Distanakbun Ketapang District, Sub-district Heads of Matan Hilir Utara and Matan Hilir Selatan, Village Heads of Sungai Putri and Laman Satong, Gunung Palung National Park Office, private sector (PT KAL and PT BGA), and NGOs (PMP, Yiari, Asri, AidEnvironment and Yayasan Palung). The workshop aims to share the result of Participatory Action Research (PAR) implementation method carried out in Laman Satong and Sungai Putri villages.
Researcher of Tropenbos Indonesia (TI), Dr. Atiek Widayati, presented the mapping result of Social Forestry Potential Area in West Kalimantan Province conducted by TI at “the Coaching Clinic on Facilitation Activities of Proposals and Technical Verification of Social Forestry in West Kalimantan Province”. The coaching clinic was organized by West Kalimantan Social Forestry and Environmental Partnership (PSKL) Office, Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) at Orchardz Hotel Pontianak, 27-29 September 2018.
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