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Roadmap (Peta Jalan) Pengelolaan Ekosistem Gambut Berkelanjutan bagi Hutan Tanaman Industri (HTI) Bubur Kayu dan Kertas di Indonesia

Roadmap ini disusun melalui proses diskusi yang panjang, selama kurang lebih satu tahun dengan melibatkan civil society dari berbagai organisasi dan para ahli serta praktisi HTI di lapangan. Hasil diskusi tersebut dirangkai, dikemas dan disajikan dalam bentuk pembahasan mengenai isu HTI, hutan alam dan lahan gambut yang berfokus pada tiga aspek utama yaitu lingkungan, sosial dan tata kelola. Roadmap ini diharapkan dapat menjadi alternatif panduan bagi industri hulu bubur kayu dan kertas di Indonesia dan pemerintah dalam upaya penyelamatan hutan dan lahan gambut di Indonesia.

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NGO letter to pulp and paper giant APRIL on peat management in the Kampar peninsula

A group of local and international NGOs have send a letter to the pulp-for-paper giant APRIL regarding the management of its concessions on tropical peatlands in the Kampar Peninsula. APRIL recently announced a peatland restoration project. However, at the same time, the company is continuing to drain peatlands in the same region, for pulp plantations which jeopardizes the peatland conservation and restoration ambitions.

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Panduan Studi Burung Pantai

Pada tahun 1989, Asian Wetland Bureau (AWB – kemudian berubah namanya menjadi Wetlands International) menerbitkan sebuah buku berjudul “Shorebird Studies Manual” yang disusun oleh John Howes dan David Bakewell.  Adanya kebutuhan besar akan bahan ajar sejenis yang ditulis dalam Bahasa Indonesia telah mendorong penerbitan edisi ini. Sama seperti edisi aslinya, publikasi ini menyajikan panduan langkah demi langkah dalam melakukan studi terhadap burung pantai.

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Rajang Delta threatened by floods!!

The case study reveals that about 87% of the Rajang Delta in Sarawak may be flooded within 100 years if current peatland management is continued.  Presently substantial areas are already experiencing drainage problems.  This will eventually take a toll on the local communities, the economy and biodiversity.  Over time problems will escalate unless management and policies are changed.

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Rajang Delta threatened by floods!!

The case study reveals that about 87% of the Rajang Delta in Sarawak may be flooded within 100 years if current peatland management is continued.  Presently substantial areas are already experiencing drainage problems.  This will eventually take a toll on the local communities, the economy and biodiversity.  Over time problems will escalate unless management and policies are changed.

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Mangrove Guidebook for Malaysia

This guidebook is desiged as an easy and practical field guide for those involved in the field management of mangroves, for students and those who are interested to learn more about mangroves.

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Building with Nature Indonesia Design and Engineering Plan

This design and engineering plan will be used as preparation for the implementation of a large scale Building with Nature demonstration project in Demak, Central Java to secure the eroding coastline for coastal safety. The plan provides the concepts, reasoning, design and practicalities for the timely implementation of the pilot. It sets priorities and sequence of implementation, and addresses limitations and risks, which will be accounted for and resolved in an adaptive approach. The report will also serve as input for fruitful stakeholder engagement at the community, district, provincial and national level and for the Environmental Impact Assessment.
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Effects of different management regimes on mangrove ecosystem services in Java, Indonesia

This report for the first time quantifies the provision of mangrove ecosystem services according to different management regimes. The study concludes that ecosystem service provision depends strongly on the type of management and that mangrove-rich management regimes generally outscore aquaculture regimes. Decision-makers can make management choices depending on the desired outcome in terms of ecosystem services.

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Flooding of lowland peatlands in Southeast Asia

This factsheet explains why urgent action is needed to avoid catastrophic regular flooding of vast peatland areas in Southeast Asia. The drainage of peatlands for agriculture or forestry (in particular oil palm and pulp wood plantations) is unsustainable in the long term, leading to soil subsidence as large CO2 emissions. Radical changes in land-use are needed to secure the livelihoods of future generations.

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Compilation of MFF SGF Study: “Compilation Study of Small Grant Facilitacy Program – Mangroves for the Future Indonesia”

The main program activities of MFF Indonesia in 2014 is capacity building and the implementation of 16 projects of small and medium-scale projects in one issue that puts the improvement and enhancement of coastal ecosystem function, especially mangroves, as well as increasing capacity and livelihoods of the coastal communities. In the process of project implementation on the ground, grantee or grantee institutions (NGOs, CBOs and the University) perform a variety of simple innovations, low-cost and community-based. In the efforts to restore mangrove ecosystem through the Mangrove for the Future program - Facilitacy Small Grant (MFF - SGF), community management is the main actor. Donors, national and local governments, NGOs and other partners is the facilitator. Harmonious interaction between the stakeholders to be a priority so that the ideas and values in mangrove restoration activities can be introduced and implemented by the community. This is a major challenge that required the right approach so that relations with the parties can be repaired.

 

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