Farmers proposed: 12,760
Land improved: 543,340 ha
Verified sustainable produced production: 160,029 m3 per year
Duration: 2015 – 2018
About the project
As the forest industries expand in West Kalimantan, so do the needs to proactively address sustainability challenges. Producers looking for the opportunity to develop high productivity plantations on degraded land and acquired independent Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification of their management activities to enable access to global market. The Indonesian government has made it mandatory for all forest management units (FMU) in Indonesia to attain the SVLK (Timber Legality Verification Standard), which is the legality requirements that forest managers must fulfill. These include aspects that are related to sustainability though are still restricted to what the legal requirement mandates. Nevertheless, this is still a positive development to increase the transparency of the sector and improve the governance of the forestry sector. Government and Civil society together achieving greater benefits for local communities, protection of species at risk and conservation of peatland and mangrove forests where producers and local communities collaborate to benefit from economic development.
Government and Civil society together achieving greater benefits for local communities, protection of species at risk and conservation of peatland and mangrove forests where producers and local communities collaborate to benefit from economic development.
Long lasting solutions are the best option if developed by local stakeholders, where each gets benefit from outcomes. The solution proposed build on over 10 years of collaboration between local communities, producers and civil society through the WWF Global Forest and Trade Network.
Goals and Objectives
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