Entries by JPIK

JPIK Newsletter 14th Edition “The Monitor”

Monitoring activities need qualified human resources with integrity, so that monitoring of the Timber Legality Assurance System (SVLK) can be well-implemented. Training on monitoring for local/ indigenous communities has been conducted by Independent Forest Monitoring Network (JPIK) from August to September 2019, joined by local and indigenous communities in 8 provinces in Indonesia. Those …

Three Years of FLEGT License: Without Integrity, Agenda of Forestry Governance Improvement through SVLK Would be Slow

17 November 2019. The Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (FLEGT) License
has been implemented for three (3) years since first established in November
2016. Independent Forest Monitoring Network (JPIK) and other independent
monitoring organizations argue that though in general FLEGT-VPA is
well-implemented, problems still exist such as
illegal logging, dispute and conflict on boundary, deforestation, and abuse of
forest …

Integrity of Forest Management Must Be Improved for the Sustainability of Ecosystem Function

Bogor, 08 November 2019. A report from the Independent Forest
Monitoring Network (JPIK) titled – PHPL: From Legality to Sustainability –
exposed challenges of sustainability on Sustainable Production Forest
Management (S-PHPL)-certified Timber Forest Product Utilization Business Permit
on Natural Forest (IUPHHK-HA) concession. It is threatened by coal mining and
palm oil plantation activities, and forest fires.

on overlapping land …

PHPL: From Legality to Sustainability

This report explored the environmental credentials, performance, and additionality of Indonesia’s Sustainable Forest management (SFM) standard, or Pengelolaan Hutan Produksi Lestari (PHPL). In particular, it assessed the extent to which PHPL could contribute to sustainability and legality of timber resources in Indonesia. Methodologically, the analysis drew from two sample provinces (Central and East Kalimantan) …