Entries by JPIK

Workshop and Training of Independent Investigation for Local/ Indigenous Communities in Three Regions (Java, Kalimantan, and Sumatera)

Investigators (PI) is one of the main actors in the Timber Legality Assurance
System (SVLK) in Indonesia. PI consists of civil society organizations and
communities who live around forest areas to monitor how the forestry actors implement
SVLK to ensure system accountability and credibility.

existence of PI to monitor SVLK implementation brings positive impacts on
efforts to improve …

Critical Note from the Independent Monitors “Improvement of SVLK Must Be Done Continuously To Increase Its Credibility and Accountability”

Implementation of Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) License as one of the achievements of Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) between Indonesia and the European Union have entered its third year since first implemented in November 2016. The agreement aims to ensure all timber products from Indonesia comply with the Timber Legality Assurance System …

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 …