SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT INDONESIA

Sustainable development is defined as “development that meets the current need without reducing the capability of the next generation top meet their need (UNCED, 1992). To ensure that a development process is sustainable, we need to integrate economic development, social development and ecological conservation in a balanced and stable equilibrium. Thus sustainable development refers to continuous and balanced efforts that are neither directed towards an extremism of economic exploitation, nor toward social and or ecological extremism.

"Development never puts our planet at risk of self-destruction, our greed does"


December 12, 2017

IS COC CERTIFICATION AN EFFECTIVE TOOL TO PROMOTE SFM OR JUST A DISGUISED FORM OF NTBs

The idea of instituting a CoC certification as a mandatory requirement to enter a certain market is totally detached from reality and is non-market impediment to fairer trade. Why? First, you can’t get a globally-recognized CoC certificate if you don’t get your wood supplies from a globally-recognized certified forests. Yet we know that certification progress in developing world has been lacking way behind that in developed world.In Indonesia, after around 15 years of painful efforts we are only able to certify less than 1.7% of the total 29 mill hectares HPH (native production forest license) involving only 3 of 320 HPH holders. 

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INPRES MORATORIUM PENEBANGAN DAN MASA DEPAN KEHUTANAN INDONESIA

Sebagaimana diketahui saat ini draft Inpres moratorium penebangan sedang dibahas secara intensif di bawah koordinasi Menko Perekonomian. Satgas REDD+ mengajukan usulan draft yang oleh dunia usaha dipandang “anti-bisnis, anti economic growth”. Di sisi lain, Satgas REDD+ dan para LSM pendukungnya beranggapan “tidak bisa lagi business as usual” dlm perijinan dan pengelolaan hutan. Draft versi Kantor Menko yang bdsk pembahasan dng Kemhut, Kemneg LH dan BPN dipandang oleh LSM sbg “business as usual” atau “pro-bisnis”.

Pro dan kontra tersebut berpotensi memicu polemik politik dan ketatanegaraan yang tidak perlu dan kontraproduktif.

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LOI NORWEGIA: TINJAUAN (AMANAT) KESEJAHTERAAN DAN KEADILAN

Salah satu poin terpenting LoI adalah “A two year suspension on all new concessions for conversion of peat and natural forest”. Untuk mudahnya disebut moratorium.

Masalahnya: apakah moratorium cenderung mengurangi atau memperparah deforestasi (kerusakan hutan)?

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