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ASSESSING COMPLIANCE OF FOREST TIMBER PRODUCT UTILIZATION AND TRADE PERMIT HOLDERS

The latest independent monitoring report titled Assessing Compliance of Forest Timber Product Utilization and Trade Permit Holders exposes illegal logging in forest areas, as well as signs of recurring legal violations by Timber Legality Certificate (S-LK) holders, as well as uncertified companies.

From October 2019 to June 2020, the Independent Forest Monitoring Network (JPIK) assessed the implementation …

Timber Distribution and Trade Traceability Must Be Strengthened to Ensure SVLK Credibility

Bogor, 27 August 2020. The latest independent monitoring report titled Assessing Compliance of Forest Timber Product Utilization and Trade Permit Holders exposes illegal logging in forest areas, as well as signs of recurring legal violations by Timber Legality Certificate (S-LK) holders, as well as uncertified companies.

From October 2019 to June 2020, the Independent Forest …

Investigated by Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) Law Enforcement, Forest Land Fire Case of PT. Kumai Sentosa Immediately Tried

The Central Kalimantan Prosecutor’s Office stipulates that the file of criminal cases in forest and land fire corporations (KARHUTLA) PT. Kumai Sentosa (KS) is complete. The information was officially delivered on April 1st 2020 to the Law Enforcement Center (GAKKUM) forestry environment Kalimantan Region Palangkaraya Section. With this file complete, the case of PT. …

Open Letter of the Indonesian Civil Society Coalition to the President of the Republic of Indonesia for the Revocation or Revision of the Regulation of the Minister of Trade No. 15 of 2020 concerning Provisions on the Export of Forestry Industry Products

On March 20, 2020, a civil society coalition consisting of a number of organizations throughout Indonesia sent an open letter to the President of the Republic of Indonesia to revoke or revise Minister of Trade Regulation No. 15 of 2020 concerning Provisions on the Export of Forestry Industry Products.

Civil society coalition has an active …