The Independent Forestry Monitoring Network (JPIK) is a network of individuals and institutions working as independent forestry monitors in Indonesia which was formed and declared in Jakarta in 2010. Currently JPIK has 68 institutional members and 614 individual members spread across 26 provinces from Aceh to Papua . JPIK was established in order to encourage the realization of good forestry governance through accountable independent monitoring. Since its declaration, JPIK together with civil society components, especially indigenous and local communities, have been active in carrying out forest monitoring movements, compiling reports and publishing reports on the results of monitoring carried out. The results of this monitoring become ammunition for JPIK in carrying out policy advocacy, especially related to forest management. One of the births of the Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) policy at the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, so that Indonesia received a Forest Law, Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) license from the European Union. Since 2015 until now, JPIK has expanded monitoring activities on larger forest governance issues, especially the problem of deforestation (drivers of deforestation) in Indonesia through capacity building activities (training); monitoring, research, and campaigns; as well as policy advocacy and strengthening the rights of indigenous or local communities.

Efforts to build a forest monitoring movement are pursued with integrity, independence and innovation. Integrity is a manifestation of organizational spirit to maintain the integrity of what is thought, said and done. This integrity will guarantee the realization of clean, open and responsible attitudes and behavior of members. Independent is the embodiment of an impartial, non-partisan attitude and does not manage the budget of the forestry industry/management unit, including the state budget. Meanwhile, innovation is a commitment to prioritize the creation of new knowledge, skills and tips in an effort to improve policy products that are more visionary, contextual, substantive and significant to the vision, mission and goals of the organization.


The formation of JPIK is a form of commitment to actively contribute to encouraging good forestry governance by ensuring credibility and accountability through responsible forest monitoring, capacity building, research, campaigns, encouraging law enforcement and conducting policy advocacy as well as strengthening the rights of indigenous and local communities. .


1. Managed network of organizations and individuals in a credible and accountable manner.

2. Managed data and information related to good forestry governance and fair and sustainable forest governance.

3. Creating increased network capacity and members.

4. Implementation of independent and accountable of fair and sustainable forest governance

5. Advocating for legal and policy reforms related to fair and sustainable forestry governance.


  • JPIK’s vision: is the realization of good forestry governance and fair and sustainable forest governance.