Six Presidential Instruction in the National Coordination Meeting of Forest and Land Fire Control in 2021

Published: Senin, 22 Februari 2021


President Joko Widodo gave a number of directions at the 2021 National Coordination Meeting (Rakornas) to Control Forest and Land Fires (Karhutla) which was held at the State Palace, Jakarta, Monday, February 22, 2021. In his briefing President Joko Widodo emphasized at least six things related to forest and land fire control efforts.


Indonesian President Joko warns of forest fires as hot spots detected

JAKARTA (REUTERS) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday (Feb 22) that the local authorities should get prepared for potential forest fires later this year as hot spots have been detected on the island of Sumatra.


Haze to Blanket Northern Thailand as Fire Hotspots Rise

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The concentration of airborne ultra-fine PM2.5 dust particles in several northern provinces soared beyond safe limits on Wednesday. The concentration comes as hundreds of active fire hotspots have been detected in the region.


Mae Hong Son’s Phak Wan Pa hit by wildfires

By: National| January 14th, 2021


Mae Hong Son Governor Sithichai Jindaluang, accompanied by the Pai district village headman and local government officials, inspected the district on Wednesday after a series of wildfires there after 155 heat points were detected and the River Fire Control Station was called in to tackle several blazes.


Forest fire near highway in Phitsanulok

By: CHINNAWAT SINGHA | January 10th, 2021


PHITSANULOK: Local firefighters are combating a forest fire that broke out on Saturday, razing an area of about 500 rai in this central northern province.


Commentary: Little smoke this haze season – but fires rage on in Indonesia

Kiki Taufik is Global Head of Greenpeace Southeast Asia’s forest campaign | November 15th, 2020


Much of the destruction to Indonesia’s forests and peatlands have taken place behind the veil of COVID-19 restrictions, says Greenpeace’s Kiki Taufik.


Fewer forest fires, hot spots likely this year due to wetter weather, Covid-19 curbs: Indonesia’s disaster management chief

JAKARTA – Indonesia will likely have fewer land and forest fires this year because the dry season will be wetter in most parts of the country compared with last year, the head of Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) said on Thursday (Aug 13).

ASEAN cooperation to address transboundary haze amid pandemic

By: Kung Phoak | July 20th, 2020


ASEAN – Forest fires are a major source of transboundary haze in the ASEAN region. It is particularly pronounced in the dry season during the first half of the year for the Mekong subregion and second half of the year, most notably from July to September, for the southern ASEAN region.


The Third Online Discussion “Online Discussion on Land and Forest Fires / Webinar Series of the Department of Silviculture (Series 2)”(Diskusi Online tentang Kebakaran Hutan dan Lahan / Seri Webinar Departemen Silvikultur (Seri 2))

Topic: Pencegahan Kebakaran hutan dan Lahan Gambut melalui Pemantauan Ground Water Level (GWL),

Held on: Friday, July 03rd, 2020

Keynote speaker:

Prof. Bambang Hero Saharjo (Ahli Kebakaran Hutan Dan Lahan, Guru Besar Bidang Perlindungan Hutan Dept. Silvikultur, Fakultas Kehutanan IPB University, Direktur Eksekutif RFMRC-SEA)


  1. Dr. Erianto Indra Putra (Dosen Kebakaran Hutan, Departemen Silvikultur, Fakultas Kehutanan – IPB University)
  2. Dr. Asmadi Saad (Dosen Program Studi Agroekoteknologi, Fakultas Pertanian – Universitas Jambi, Tenaga Ahli Badan Restorasi Gambut (BRG))
  3. Dr. Sigit Sutikno (Dosen Program Studi Teknik Sipil, Fakultas Teknik – Universitas Riau, Kepala Pusat Studi Bencana Universitas Riau)


Ati Dwi Nurhayati, SHut, MSi (Dosen Kebakaran Hutan, Departemen Silvikultur, Fakultas Kehutanan – IPB University)

Youtube: Department of Silviculture

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Coronavirus cuts force Indonesia to scale back forest protection

By: | June 25th, 2020

SINGAPORE – JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia has scaled back protection for some of the world’s most important tropical forests ahead of the worst season for fires because of budget cuts due to the coronavirus, the environment ministry said.