Forest Investment Programme (FIP) is one of strategic funding programs on climate change under Climate Investment Funds (CIF). FIP supports the endeavour of developing countries to Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) and also to improve sustainable forest management (SFM) for reducing greenhouse gas emission as well as to protect and increase carbon stock.
H.E. MR. ZULKIFLI HASAN, MINISTER OF FORESTRY OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA
ON REDD+ PARTNERSHIP AT THE MINISTERIAL MEETING
26th OKTOBER 2010, NAGOYA, JAPAN
Ministry of Forestry by October 2010 has issued:
22 (Twenty two) Ministerial Decrees concerning FMU Area Establishment in 22 (twenty two) provinces with total area 56.101.382 ha. The Ministry has issued the Decrees for the following provinces: North Sumatera, Lampung, DI Yogyakarta, Bali, West Kalimantan, Central Sulawesi, Maluku and Papua, etc. (please refer to annexes for more detail information).
10 (Ten) Ministerial Decrees concerning Conservation FMU Establishment of 10 (ten) National Parks (NPs) in 10 (ten) provinces with total area 1.163.499,89 ha. The Ministry has issued the Decrees for the following National Parks : Berbak NP (Jambi), Ujung Kulon NP (Banten), Gunung Rinjani NP (NTB) and Bunaken NP (North Sulawesi), etc. (please refer to annexes for more detail information).
23 (Twenty three) Ministerial Decrees concerning Model FMU Area Establishment in 22 (twenty three) provinces with total area of 2.332.480 ha. The Ministry has issued the Decrees for the following provinces : Riau, Bangka Belitung, NTT, East Kalimantan, Gorontalo, etc. (please refer to annexes for more detail information).
THE SECRETARY GENERAL: "MESSAGE ON THE WORLD DAY TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT , 17 June 2010"
More than one billion poor and vulnerable people living in the world's drylands, where efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals face particular challenges and thus have lagged behind.
17 June 2010. Only six to ten inches of topsoil stands between us and extinction. But only now are we starting to comprehend how the tiny life forms in soil sustain productivity and the greater environmental balance, says Luc Gnacadja, Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification based in Bonn, Germany.