NEWS RELEASE: Year 2017

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Kehilangan Hutan munculkan konflik berkepanjangan

Outlook WARSI menentang rezim perizinan pendukung deforestasi
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Dalam kurun waktu 25 tahun, Pulau Sumatera kehilangan hutannya lebih dari 9 juta Ha. Tahun 1990, tutupan hutan pulau Sumatera masih lebih dari 20 juta ha, namun pada 2015 tinggal 11 juta ha atau hilang sekitar 44 persen. Jika kondisi ini masih berlanjut dan tidak ada upaya nyata untuk menghentikan doforestasi dan degradasi hutan maka 25 tahun ke depan tidak akan ada lagi hutan di Sumatera.

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Village Forest Management Right Given to Mahakam Ulu

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Sri Sulasmi, Head of Sub-directorate of Social Forestry of MoEF bestowed the official decree of Village Forest Management Right (HPHD) to Bonifacius Belawan Geh, the regent of Mahakam Ulu in Regional Planning Agency (Bappeda)’s meeting room, Ujoh Bilang, Mahakam Ulu.

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TREE ADOPTION

When Public Figures Take Part
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Sun raises brightly when Astrid, an Indonesian famous artist, and her groups set their foot on Nagari Sungai Buluh, Batang Anai, Padang Pariaman district. Astrid, also known as a cute artist whose single album is “jadikan aku yang kedua” visit this nagari -40 minutes away from Minangkabau International Airport- on purpose. Basically, she and her “Hutan Itu Indonesia” team through Musika Forestra Program take a shoot in this Nagari Forest to encourage young generations to love the forests.

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Indonesia’s second largest palm oil producer fails to deliver on its sustainability policy

NGOs deem Astra Agro Lestari’s implementation of sustainability policy far too slow; question the company’s intentions to fully adhere to its commitments
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Astra Agro Lestari, Indonesia’s second largest palm oil company, has failed to address several key gaps in implementing its sustainability policy that were identified in an assessment by several Indonesian and international NGOs last September. The NGOs—Rainforest Foundation Norway, Mighty, KKI Warsi, Yayasan Merah Putih Palu (YMP), and SumOfUs—sent Astra a letter last Thursday asking for a swift response to these gaps and other critical remaining questions.

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Bungo Initiates “Dusun Online Program” to Support Green District

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Muara Bungo – the Government of Bungo District collaborates with KKI – Warsi to organize a concept of Green District. This concept will not only focus on city but also district and village (hamlets) level. Hence, WARSI and the government of Bungo held a Public Consultation on Village’s “Dusun Online” Information System to support this concept in Amaris Hotel, Muaro Bungo district (28/2).

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