Background of HCV Team Faculty of Forestry IPB
Faculty of Forestry IPB is an institution in the field of education, research, and community service that supports scientific and forestry graduates are able to produce quality and competitive. The areas of science and research related to the field developed Silviculture, Forest Products Technology, Forest Management and Forest Resources Conservation and Environmental Services.
High Conservation Value is the values that include aspects of biodiversity (HCV1, HCV2, and HCV3), environmental services (HCV4), and socio-economic and cultural communities (HCV HCV 5 and 6). Associated with the studied parameters and the sciences associated with HCV, the capacity of the Faculty of Forestry IPB was able to understand, identify and implement management of HCV in cultivation activities (agriculture, forestry, plantation and fisheries).
Research activities related to the management of hepatitis C have been carried out by the Faculty of Forestry IPB, including: biodiversity research activities on forest ecosystems, the study analyzes the impact of development on the environment, social impact assessment of development activities plantation forestry, and facilitation / assistance in realizing Management Unit sustainable production of forest management (for certification on environmental, eco-labeling), and training in the field of biodiversity management, environmental education, and cultivation of forest and non-timber forest products in Indonesia.
In institutionally, HCV team Faculty of Forestry IPB originated from the activities "Preparation of Biodiversity Management Plan on Industrial Plantation Forest Area in Riau Province" which is collaboration between the Faculty of Forestry IPB with PT. Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (APRIL-Group) in 1999 until the year 2003. Further in accordance with the development of the situation and the preparation of HCV Toolkit Indonesia in the form of forest management in 2003, the Team, Faculty of Forestry IPB HCV formed in 2005. Activities Identification and analysis of the preparation of HCV in the presence of Industrial Plantation Forest in Riau province PT.RAPP starting in 2005 until 2008 and still continues to occur in the implementation of communication HCV in industrial forest plantation development.
Team HCV Faculty of Forestry IPB is also active and follows the revision process of HCV Toolkit Indonesia who has published in 2008, including the preparation of the Toolkit Draft Management Plan Formulation and Monitoring Plan for HCV Indonesia.
In line with the commitment of stakeholders in implementing the management of sustainable oil palm plantations in Indonesia, as contained in the RSPO principles (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil), then since 2008 Team aryl, Faculty of Forestry IPB, HCV has been done on areas of HCV Garden Assessment Made PT. Indosawit Inti Subur (Pelalawan District, Riau Province) and was reviewed by Reviewer (Dani Rahadian-WWF Riau) and implemented in the field.
Besides, cooperation with several parties (PT Agro Harapan Lestari, PT. Socfin Indonesia) in the HCV Assessment has been conducted since July 2008. Some garden sites that have been carried out field studies (HCV and Social Impact Assessment) are: the garden area of PT. Agro Bukit, PT. Agro Indomas and PT.Rim Capital in County and District Seruyan Sampit, Central Kalimantan Province (Agro Harapan Lestari). HCV studies are also conducted in the garden area of PT Management Unit. Socfin Indonesia (Aek Loba, Padang Pulo, Tanah Gambus and Bangun Bandar) - North Sumatra Province.
In an effort to increase the institutional capacity, HCV team Faculty of Forestry IPB was continues to improve knowledge and skills, including actively participate in the HCV Network and the RSPO. This awareness is an effort to encourage the establishment of conservation and management of HCV oil palm plantations for the prosperity of a sustainable society in Indonesia.
Team HCV program, Faculty of Forestry in an effort to realize the management of forest resources and sustainable garden in Indonesia for the welfare of the community, IPB include:
- HCV Program Assessment (Identification of HCV, Management Plan Formulation and Monitoring of HCV)
HCV Team Faculty of Forestry IPB opens to cooperation with stakeholders that will make identification of HCV, and Management Plan Formulation and Monitoring Plan for HCV. The principle of cooperation is required in compliance with laws and international laws and the Republic of Indonesia, as well as the RSPO principles associated with the management of HCV. Formulating mechanisms for HCV by HCV Expert Team Fahutan IPB (specialist experts), using scientific methodology, discussion with the Internal Management, Public Consultation, and reviewed by the Reviewer.
This program has been running in partnership with the private sector (PT Agro Harapan Lestari, PT. Inti Indosawit Subur, PT. Socfin Indonesia, APRIL Group), and other parties who are in the process of negotiation.
- Assistance Program (Assistance) which includes: Baseline Appraisal (gap analysis), counseling, training, and demo site Management Plan implementation and monitoring of HCV
In an effort to accelerate the achievement of the RSPO certification, Team, Faculty of Forestry IPB HCV also has assistance programs for those who need the Management Unit. This is done so that the results of rapid HCV study implemented in the field, as well as enhance institutional capacity in management Unit HCV and sustainable management of oil palm plantations.
- Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Program
SIA program is based on Principle 2, Principle 6 and Principle 7 RSPO, and is based on legislation of the Republic of Indonesia, and the condition of the surrounding community. Identification and crawl opinions, perceptions, opportunities and challenges, and potentials that need to be developed in an effort to improve people's lives are very necessary to realize the relationship and harmony between the Management Unit and the surrounding community.
SIA studies have been conducted by the HCV Team Faculty of Forestry IPB in PT. Agro Indomas plantation area, PT. Agro Bukit and PT Rim Capital (Central Kalimantan), and are currently in the process of Review document.
As an educational institution, Faculty of Forestry IPB has the ability to do training in an effort to accelerate the implementation of the management of HCV in the field. Some training activities have been done related to the knowledge and rehabilitation skills improvement, training and monitoring biodiversity management, environmental education and training. Besides, the scope of training programs also includes the preparation of Management Plan, SOP (Standard Operating Procedure), Technical Guidance, and others in the unit of oil palm plantation management.
- Research and Development Program
Related to the problem and strengthening of HCV management in palm oil plantations area, data need to be supported with accurate information in decision making. Therefore, the research program needs to be done, both aspects of the ecological, socio-economic, Culture peoples and production. Research biodiversity and socio-economic communities have often done well in the forest and plantation areas, which in collaboration with the Management Unit (private), and the government. Besides strengthening the information data is also pursued through the strengthening of networking in the field of HCV, Biodiversity and Social Assessment.
Vision and Mission
Achieve resource management in high conservation value forest resource management efforts, plantation sustainability; environmentally knowledge for the peoples welfare.
- Participate actively in the development of HCV management concepts;
- Cooperation with various parties (multi-stakeholder) in applying for support HCV Sustainable resources management;
- Increasing the capacity and skills in managing human resources for HCV;
- Developing a management program in accordance with the HCV environmental conditions and socio-economic culture of local communities;
- Encourage good decision-makers in government (national-regional) and in the company to care for the management of HCV; and
- Developing research to strengthen the management information data for HCV and improvement of community life around the area of resource management unit