East Kalimantan Governor Isran Noor was once again invited by Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry (Menlhk) to be one of the speakers at the 26th United Nation Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP) in Glasgow, Scotland. Governor Isran Noor was invited because the East Kalimantan Provincial Government remains committed and continues to strive to reduce carbon emissions.
Governor Isran Noor and Regent of Berau Sri Juniarsih were speaking at the event that themed Multi Stakeholders Action for Achieving Indonesia FOLU Sink 2030: What are RED+ benefits for us? Friday 12/11/2021) at 10:40 UK time or 18:40 WITA.
As one of the speakers at the 26th United Nation Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP) which took place in Glasgow on Friday (12/11), the Regent of Berau Sri Juniarsih conveyed the commitment of the Berau Regency Government to maintain and protect the 83 thousand hectares conservation area in Berau Regency which can also reduce the carbon emissions by 1.8 MTCO2e per year. Protection of conservation areas has officially been established by Decree of the Regent of Berau No. 287 of 2020.
The regent’s commitment and decision was followed up in the field with activities such as training on identification of High Conservation Value Areas (ANKT) with the Plantation Office of East Kalimantan, the formation of an Ad-Hoc Team by the Plantation Office of Berau to carry out an inventory and documentation of ANKT in the IUP/HGU concession area of Plantation Companies, conduct a site level study and socialization of ANKT in areas outside the IUP/HGU based on the Regent’s Decree No. 287 of 2020 in ten villages.
PT Tanjung Buyu Perkasa Plantation played a role in determining the ANKT within the IUP/HGU concession area. In the presentation by the Regent of Berau and on the video shown at COP26 in Glasgow, PT TBPP contributed some materials and pictures/videos that were displayed on this international scale event.
|Fauna in PT TBPP (video timestamp 2:36)||Fauna in PT TBPP (video timestamp 3:25)|
During the COP26 event in Glasgow, “High Conservation Value Areas Documentation Book and Implementation of Good Plantation Practices” were also distributed to all participants, and PT Tanjung Buyu Perkasa Plantation also supported some of the materials in the book.
PT Tanjung Buyu Perkasa Plantation stays to have a strong commitment to improve the management of High Conservation Value Areas. Implement the best practices and continuous improvement of cultivation techniques, yield processing, and environmental management. Not carrying out new developments in high carbon stock forest areas and peat areas and managing work areas that have high conservation value.