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NEWS RELEASE: Year 2017

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Tumpang Tindih Kawasan Hambat Perhutanan Sosial

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Sejatinya Kelompok Pengelola Hutan Desa (KPHD) Pematang Rahim Kecamatan Mendahara Hulu Tanjung Jabung Timur, sudah bisa mengelola hutan desa. Namun usulan masyarakat seluas ± 1.185 Ha yang berada dalam Kawasan Hutan Lindung Gambut Sungai Buluh, menjadi tidak jelas di ujung proses pengajuan hak kelola hutan desa.

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19 Hotspots detected last week

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Terra Agua Satellite of Nasa recorded 19 hotspots in Jambi Province from August 30th to September 4th 2017. The hotspots spreads over concessions of PT Wira Karya Sakti (four hotspots), PT Lestari Asri Jaya (two hotpsots), Samhutani (one hotspots), Arangan Hutan Lestari (two hotspots), over palm oil plantation of PT Teramitra Indo (two hotspots), Sawit Desa Makmur (one hotspot), Megasawindo Perkasa (one hotspot), and Agrowiyana (one hotspot). In addition, the hotspot is also detected on non-forest state managed by community.

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105,000 ha of Social Forestry Allocated for Jambi

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Director of Environment Partnership PSKL, Erna Rosdiana appreciates the activity progress of social forestry or Community Based Forest Management (CBFM) in Jambi Province. There has been 368,000 ha forest for the community in Jambi Province according to Indicative Map of Social Forestry Area (PIAPS) where 30% (105,000 ha) of total has been allocated for Jambi. This is impressive and is showing us a new improving trend of Community Based Forest Management (CBFM).

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Investigating the Clash on Orang Rimba in Mentawak

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On Sunday morning (8/20/2017), Merangin District was in a chaos, the policies were sent to Mentawak Village, Nalo Tantan, Merangin District, Jambi Province to prevent the clash burst among Orang Rimba as it has started emerging since few last time. The conflict raised because of an allegation addressed to Bujang Keriting. He was blamed for rapping his mother till she died when he was still in five years old. The issue is supposedly issued by one of the women from Tumenggung Ngepas Group.

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Forest Degradation Creates Prolonged Conflict

WARSI's Outlook made against the regime supported deforestation
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Sumatera island has lost more than 9 million ha of its forests within last 25 years. In 1990, Sumatera had more than 20 million ha forest cover, yet, it remains only 11 million ha left in 2015, in other words, it has lost around 44% of the total forests. If this happens continuously and there is no real action to stop this forest deforestation and degradation, then we will have no more forests in Sumatera within next 25 years.

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