Entries by JPIK

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) …

Palangkaraya District Court Grants KLHK Karhutla Lawsuit against PT. AUS

Palangkaraya, Wednesday, October 23, 2019, the Palangkaraya District Court Judge Panel chaired by Judge Kurnia Yani Darmono, SH., M.Hum with Judges Mahfudin, SH., MH and Alfon, SH., MH granted KLHK’s lawsuit against PT Arjuna Utama Sawit (PT. AUS). PT AUS was declared to have committed an unlawful act on a fire that occurred at …

Forcing financial institutions to be held responsible for forest and land fires

Forest and land fires that still occur every year, especially in Sumatra and Kalimantan, and land conflicts with communities indicate that many things still need to be corrected by the Government of Indonesia so that the use of palm oil as a fuel source for biodiesel must come from sources that are managed sustainably …