Rising Cases of Illegal Logging in Papua

Rising Cases of Illegal Logging in Papua

Illegal logging and circulation of illegal timber in Papua in recent months has increased. The rise of these cases is a serious concern of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK). In an effort to prevent the KPK from coordinating and supervising (Korsup) to improve the management of forest resources in Papua. The increase in cases of ...
Cradle in Crime Trading

Cradle in Crime Trading

The problem of illegal timber trade that is rampant in Indonesia is a problem that requires a solution through continuous improvement of governance. Indonesia in this regard has committed itself to eradicating illegal logging and trafficking in illegal timber through the Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK). But there are just gaps in the use of ...
Leaders of Civil Society Organizations Submit Open Letters to the President of the Republic of

Leaders of Civil Society Organizations Submit Open Letters to the President of the Republic of

The coalition of civil society in Indonesia submits an open letter to the President of Indonesia and the President of the European Union Council and leaders of European Union member countries. To encourage the Indonesian government to look more deeply at the impact of oil palm plantation businesses such as the causes of forest destruction, ...
Industrial Cases of Timber Recipients without SVLK

Industrial Cases of Timber Recipients without SVLK

The results of monitoring of JPIK in August 2015, found that there were industries in East Java and South Sulawesi that received and processed wood from suppliers who did not yet have S-LK. One of those identified was PT Panca Usaha Palopo Plywood (PT PUPP) located in Luwu Regency, South Sulawesi. PT PUPP has an ...
SILK: Important and Needs to be Enhanced

SILK: Important and Needs to be Enhanced

SILK as a center for timber legality information in Indonesia is currently a reference for many parties both at home and abroad. Thus this information system must continue to be developed to support the implementation of the SVLK in more directions. In addition, this information system is also expected to be one tool for improving ...
Thousands of Suspected Illegal logs Found in South Sumatra

Thousands of Suspected Illegal logs Found in South Sumatra

Logs were discovered by the South Sumatra Regional Police (Water and Air Police) Police Department on April 18, 2018 in the waters of the Musi Banyuasin river, South Sumatra. These logs suspected as the result of illegal logging. According to the news reported by the news.detik.com media, logs that has been tied to rafts consists ...