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Forest Governance Initiative
This initiative is to promote good forest governance in Indonesia in order to
ensure the optimal contribution of the forest resources to reduce poverty,
promote economic growth and achieve sustainable forest management and
conservation. This programme will contribute to the achievement of the above goal
by promoting forest law enforcement, transparency and accountability, which are
the foundation and the essential starting point of an effective forest
World Bank and The Government of the Netherlands
Government (MoF), NGOs, research institutes, private sector and donors
January-August 2005, seed funding
September 2005 – March 2008
There are two specific objectives structured in two components:
Objective 1 (FLEG)
Create conditions for effective forest law enforcement
by supporting specific follow-on actions identified during the Asia FLEG and WWF/WB
Alliance processes that support good forest governance and effective law
enforcement; Support for the establishment of a forest crime case tracking system that
will allow multiple stakeholders to monitor and hold the government to account
for its law enforcement operations and judicial processes; assistance with the implementation of Indonesia’s Anti-Money Laundering legislation; continuing
support for the adoption of a comprehensive, systemic program that seeks to curb
illegal logging and improve law enforcement; continuing support for the
Indonesian FLEG secretariat and the Asia FLEG Process.
Objective 2 (FOMAS)
Establish conditions for forest sector transparency
by creating a dynamic decision-making environment where reliable and
up-to-date information on forest and timber resources is continuously and
publicly available in a directly useable format; ensure that MOF is better able to carry out its mandate of
regulating and managing forest use and establishing an appropriate framework for
a profitable forest sector in Indonesia that is socially and environmentally
sustainable; Correct and timely information on the location and extent of forest
resources, forest use allocation, standing volume and annual forest change.
Component 1, FLEG outputs:
1: FLEG secretariat able to support regional FLEG activities.
2: Multi-agency endorsement of the ’11 Step Program on Illegal Logging’.
3: Effective use of Indonesia’s Anti-Money Laundering legislation.
4: Basis for the establishment of a forest crime tracking system.
5: Proposal to carry out further FLEG initiatives is written.
Component 2, FOMAS outputs:
1: Constituency committed to FOMAS implementation and trained in its use.
2: Database of relevant forest data established.
3: Forest information disclosure policy is approved
4: Transparency workshop is hosted by MOF
5: Proposal for future FOMAS work is written.