Improving local livelihoods through REDD+ in the Kalimantan forests and climate partnership
Improving Local Livelihoods through REDD+ in theKalimantan Forests and Climate Partnership Juliarta Bramansa Ottay Agriculture, Landscapes and Livelihoods Day, Doha, Qatar December 3rd, 2012
KFCP Kalimantan Forest and Climate PartnershipGovernment of Indonesia and Australia collaboration for REDD+,manage under IAFCP (Indonesia – Australia Forest and CarbonPartnership). The project cover 120,000 hectares in CentralKalimantan Province, Indonesia.REDD+ is an approach to reduce greenhouse gas emissions byproviding incentives for forest users based on the value of thereduced emission. And KFCP aims to show how REDD+ can work inpractice through: • Demonstrating emissions reduction • Demonstrating emissions estimations • Demonstrating benefit sharing options • Supporting local REDD+ institutions
Progress so farThe program was piloted in 2010,with about 75 men and women intwo villages participating in thefarmer field schools. KFCP alsoorganized a multistakeholderworkshop on ways to improve therubber value chain.Said one local rubber farmer of what he gained from the farmerfield school, “With these new skills, I now have confidence to sellrubber directly to factories. I am making Rp 18,000 per kiloinstead of Rp 5,000 as before”.