Country Profile - Indonesia
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Indonesia FIP Forest Investment Plan
S. Anuradha Vanniarachchy - March, 2012
The draft Indonesia’s FIP Forest Investment Plan is available for public review and comment on the Ministry of Forestry website from March 3rd 2012. The GOI is seeking comments until 18th of March and these can be submitted via email to email@example.com
The Forest Investment Programme (FIP) is one of the strategic funding climate-related programs under the Climate Investment Funds (CIF). FIP supports the efforts of developing countries to reduce deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) and to improve sustainable forest management (SFM), which reduces emissions of carbon savings and protection.
Summary of Investment Plan:
- FIP Funding Requested: Grant: USD 37.5 million, Loan: USD 32.5 million
- National FIP Focal Point: Dr. Hadi S. Pasaribu, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Forestry (MoFr)
- National Implementing Agency: Ministry of Forestry (MoFr), Ministry of Home Affairs, Local Governments
- Involved Multilateral Development Banks: ADB, World Bank and IFC
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(January, 2012) A workshop titled “Linking Great Ape Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Sharing Experience from Africa and Asia” was held in January, 2011 at the CIFOR campus in Bogor, Indonesia. This was the second of a series on “Great Apes and Poverty Linkages”
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Indonesia presents its Semi-Annual Report of the UN-REDD Programme at the UN-REDD Seventh Policy Board Meeting
(October 31, 2011) The seventh Policy Board meeting of the UN-REDD Programme was held from 13th-14th October, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. Objective of the Indonesia UN-REDD National Joint Programme is to assist the Government of Indonesia in playing a leading role in driving Indonesia’s REDD+ readiness process. The Programme aims to bring all REDD+ stakeholders together to contribute to the development of the REDD+ infrastructure. The report discusses the following expected outcomes.
Outcome 1: Strengthen multi-stakeholder participation and consensus at national and provincial level,
Outcome 2: Successful demonstration of establishing a REL, MRV and fair payment systems based on the national REDD architecture,
Outcome 3: Capacity established to implement REDD at decentralized levels.
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(October 13, 2011) Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) published a new Rights, Forests and Climate Briefing Series this week on REDD+ in Indonesia. These briefings draw on work and review REDD+ developments in Aceh, Riau, Central Kalimantan, Central Sulawesi, Papua and West Papua and at the national level, from the perspective of the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities.
FPP have worked with the national NGO Pusaka and local partners in six Indonesian provinces and at the national level, to help indigenous peoples, local communities and local NGOs understand REDD+ and the obligations on governments and REDD+ developers to respect community rights. Read More
(September 30, 2011) Indonesia held an International Conference titled ‘Forests Indonesia: Alternative futures to meet demands for food, fibre, fuel and REDD+’ on 27th September, 2011 in Jakarta. The event was hosted by CIFOR. Read More