The Kalimantan Forest Partnership comes under the umbrella of the Asia Forest Partnership (AFP). It arose from a commitment made in 2002 at the World Summit in Johannesburg by the Netherlands Government to support the AFPs efforts to promote sustainable forest management in Kalimantan, Indonesia. The Kalimantan activities are promoting collaboration among various parties and stakeholders, and linking improved forest governance in Kalimantan to international trade in Asia and Europe.This report details the lessons learned from the collaborative activities in Kalimantan. It also examines the current state of forest governance in Indonesia, the conversion of forest lands, and how international markets might influence Indonesia and Kalimantans forestry sector. The report also looks at the Kalimantan forest partnerships response to regional problems, overviews its successes and analyzes its capacity building initiatives. The report also offers several recommendations for
helping to ensure the partnership achieves its stated goal of improved forest governance and sustainable forest management.
Topic: forest management,governance,partnerships,world markets,development programmes
Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia
Publication Year: 2007