RFMRC – SEA CALENDAR 2017

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March 2017

Courtesy call to HE Minister of Environment and Forestry, Republic Indonesia, in her office, Manggala Wanabhakti, Jakarta, regarding the establishment of the Regional Fire Management Resource Center-Southeast Asia (RFMRC-SEA) and the request for hosting the National Round Table meeting in July 2017 and to officially open the meeting.

Key instructor for law enforcement training in environmental cases in collaboration with UNDP and the Supreme Court; Bandung, West Java.

Forest fire expert witness at the court of Meulaboh, West Aceh.


April 2017

Forest fire expert witness at the court of Jambi City, Jambi Province.

Forest fire expert witness at the court of Pekanbaru City, Riau Province.

Key resource person on scientific data analysis for peat fire modeling at the IT Department, Monash University, Melbourne.

The launch of the Regional Fire Management Resource Center-Southeast Asia (RFMRC-SEA) and roundtable meeting with the discussion of a forest fire prevention plan; Directorate office of Ministry of Environment and Forestry; Jakarta.

Consultation with the head of GIZ FORCLIME in preparation of RFMRC-SEA inauguration and Round Table (July 2017); GIZ office, Jakarta.


May 2017

Speaker at the 2017 International Peatland Society (IPS) Convention, with a presentation and discussion on New Approach in Modelling Indonesian Peat Fire Emissions; Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.


June 2017

Forest fire expert witness at the court of Siak, Riau Province.

Provision of advisory service to the Geographical Information Agency (BIG) concerning peat restoration monitoring by an early warning system; Bogor.

10 June 2017

Key speaker at the Green Ramadhan Festival, facilitated by MoEF, with a presentation on forest fire prevention; Jakarta.

Source Link News: http://www.greeners.co/berita/karhutla-pembukaan-lahan-cara-membakar-hutan-masih-dibiarkan/.

Photo: greeners.co/Danny Kosasih


July 2017

Forest fire expert witness at the court in Palembang, South Sumatera Province.

Forest fire expert witness at the court of Siak, Riau Province.

Forest fire expert witness at the court of Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan Province.

10 July 2017

National Inter-Agency Round Table Forest and Land Fire Management and Launching Regional Fire Management Resource Center – Southeast Asia (RFMRC – SEA).

The inauguration RFMRC-SEA by Secretary general Minsitry of Environment and Forestry A photograph with after the opening ceremony

17 – 19 July 2017

Promoting RFMRC-SEA through a poster at International Regional Science meeting on Land Cover/Land Use Change in South/Southeast Asia; Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Link Event: http://lcluc.umd.edu/meetings/lcluc-sari-international-regional-science-meeting-southsoutheast-asia.


August 2017

Forest fire expert witness for forest fire investigation and verification at Indragiri Hulu District, Riau Province.

Team leader, Forest Fire Management Project Research on the Impact to Local People, funded by UNESCO; Siak, Riau Province.


September 2017

Advisory and field support in peat fire research, funded by NASA, Kapuas Hulu District, Central Kalimantan.

Key resource person for peat fire prevention training, funded by NASA; Mentangai, Central Kalimantan.

Advisory and Support of the Attorney General in law enforcement training for forest fire cases, attended by judges, police, public prosecutors, and other civil servant investigators; RFMRC-SEA Office, Bogor.

Advisory and support local oil palm farmers for calculating the carbon stock through destructive sampling; Sintang District, West Kalimantan.


October 2017

Instructor, forest fire training for representatives from Asian countries, funded and facilitated by the Korean National Institute for Forest Science (NIFoS); South Korea.

Resource person and speaker at the International Biodiversity Conference, addressing peat fire impacts and the way to solve the problem; University of Tanjung Pura, Pontianak, West Kalimantan.

Forest fire expert witness at the court of Pekanbaru City, Riau Province.


November 2017

Advisory service for testing a new foam made from corn; Jakarta.

Resource person and speaker at the International Biodiversity Conference, University of Sumatera Utara, Medan, North Sumatera.

Advisory and Support of the Attorney General in law enforcement training for forest fire cases, attended by judges, police, public prosecutors, and other civil servant investigators; RFMRC-SEA Office, Bogor.

Informing academic members/attendants of the ASEAN states attending the Forum of Indonesian and Malaysian Professor Association (IPIMA) about RFMRC-SEA; University Putra Malaysia (UPM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Speaker and discussant at the International Peatland Restoration Research Alliance (IPRRA), about the relationship between fire and peat restoration; Jakarta.


December 2017

Speaker at the Forum of National Bioethics on Transboundary Haze Pollution (sponsored by UNESCO) on Building Science and Local Knowledge to Address the Impacts of Peat Fires on Local People; Jakarta.

Team leader for identifying a feasible site for peat fire research, funded by NASA in collaboration with Universitas Negeri Papua (UNIPA); West Papua.

Resource person at Australia Awards Short Course on Integrated Fire Management in Indonesia; Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia.

Advisory and Support of the GIZ Forests and Climate Change (FORCLIME) programme for operational planning for fire prevention, KPH Kubu Raya; Pontianak, West Kalimantan.

Resource person for national forest fire prevention meeting; Jakarta.

Forest fire expert witness at the court in Jakarta, MoEF vs PT. RAPP regarding peat regulation implementation; Jakarta.