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TNC’s initiative within the Berau Forest Carbon Program, East Kalimantan, Indonesia

TNC’s initiative within the Berau Forest Carbon Program, East Kalimantan, Indonesia

In early 2008, TNC in partnership with the Government of Berau began discussions on a low-emission program in the district, and the Berau REDD+ Task Force was established. In June 2009, the Berau Forest Carbon Program (BFCP) or Program Karbon Hutan Berau (PKHB) was officially declared as a district-level REDD+ program. The program serves as a model of low-emission development based on sustainable natural resource (including forest) management and as an example of the jurisdictional REDD+ approach in Indonesia. In January 2010, the Government of Indonesia recognized Berau as one of the official REDD+ demonstration activities in Indonesia, along with KFCP (Chapter 17). In its implementation, BFCP engages with various partner institutions, including TNC, which is the focus of this chapter.

Authors: Anandi, C.A.M.; Resosudarmo. I.A.P.; Komalasari, M.; Ekaputri, A.D.; Intarini, D.Y.

Topic: REDD+, climate change

Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia

Publication Year: 2014

ISBN: 978-602-1504-55-0

Source: E.O. Sills, S. Atmadja, Sassi, C. de A.E. Duchelle, D. Kweka, I.A.P. Resosudarmo, W.D. Sunderlin, (eds.) REDD+ on the ground: A case book of subnational initiatives across the globe. 362-379

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