Training of Land Assesment Tools in Putussibau, West Borneo

WG-T | Putussibau – Working Group on Forest Land Tenure (WG-Tenure) was supported by GIZ and Regional Government of Kapuas Hulu held Training of Land Tenure Assessment on 5 – 9 May 2014 in Putussibau, Kapuas Hulu Regency, West Borneo. This session was ninth education and training by WG-Tenure and also the second time to adopt curriculum and syllabus according to SK Head of Forestry Pusdiklat the Republic of Indonesia, it was SK Kapusdiklat Number 35/Th 2014 that just officially announced on 14 February 2014.

The session was officially open by Head of Plantation and Forestry Official Kapuas Hulu Regency. There were 33 participants that presented, it came from various stake holders such as staff of Forest Management Unit (KPH), staff of Plantation and Forestry Official Kapuas Hulu, Non Government Organization, university students, village official and prominent figures from 5 village (Tanjung Lasa Village, Manua Sadap Village, Setulang Village, Pandua Village and Manak Island Village).

diklat Kapuas Hulu

The matters that was delivered at this session were RaTA (Rapid Land Tenure Assesment – was developed by ICRAF), AGATA (Analysis of Conflict Models – was developed by Samdhana Institute), conflicts data documented system by using software from HuMA-Win (was developed by HuMa), and Gender Analysis (was developed by SAINS).

Overall, the event was divided into 2 sessions, class session during 3 days on 5-7 May 2014 at Sanjaya Hotel, Putussibau and a day field training session that was held at Tanjung Lasa Village, North Putussibau Subdistrict, Kapuas Hulu Regency on 8 May 2014. On the last day, 9 Mei 2014, the participants discussed and evaluated about field-training results with keynote speakers and facilitators.

By means of this education and training sessions, WG-Tenure as organized and was supported by GIZ and Foresty Ministry (indirectly with Plantation and Forestry Official Kapuas Hulu Regency) desiderated increasing of comptence and capability of session participants, so there would be human resources which be able to solve land tenure conflicts in Indonesia.