The Monitor

JPIK Newsletter 16th Edition “The Monitor”

JPIK Newsletter 16th Edition “The Monitor”

The Covid-19 pandemic that hit the world impact human’s activities, including forest monitoring activities. Forest monitoring activities are hampered due to the Big Scale Social Limitation (PSBB) in Indonesia. Regular meetings that held often, face-to-face, must shift to the virtual method. It includes the National Meeting conducted by the Independent Forest Monitoring Network (JPIK) on ...
JPIK Newsletter 15th Edition “The Monitor”

JPIK Newsletter 15th Edition “The Monitor”

Permits for the forestry industry are getting easier to be obtained through Draft Omnibus Bill on Job Creation, which claimed to create a just and prosperous society. Abolishment of the coop; exclusion of individual, local, and indigenous communities’ permits; access to forest resources that can be obtained only through collaboration with State-Owned Business Enterprises, and ...
JPIK Newsletter 14th Edition “The Monitor”

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 provinces ...
JPIK Newsletter 13th Edition “The Monitor”

JPIK Newsletter 13th Edition “The Monitor”

The Timber Legality Assurance System (TLAS) has been mandatorily implemented since 2009 in Indonesia. It aims to improve forestry governance and trade. With this new policy, illegal logging and illegal timber trade are expected to stop. In December 2018 to February 2019, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) have seized more than 400 containers ...
JPIK Newsletter 12th Edition “The Monitor”

JPIK Newsletter 12th Edition “The Monitor”

On this “The Monitor” 12th edition newsletter, we share various information on progress and improvement of forest management in Indonesia. In last December 2018, the Independent Forest Monitoring Network (IMFN) as one of Indonesia representatives was invited to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) meeting in Bangkok. It was a commemoration of International Anti-Corruption ...