The Wood Productivity Evaluation in Sustainable Community Forest Management Forest Stewardship Council Scheme in East Java

  • Hermudananto Universitas Gadjah Mada
  • Nunuk Supriyatno Universitas Gadjah Mada
Keywords: harvest planning, forest certification, sengon, sustainable forest management

Abstract

Certified sustainable community forests in Indonesia continue to grow in number for the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) scheme. At least three aspects have been fulfilled namely, sustainable production, protected ecosystems, and social contribution. However, the problem of 'need cutting' in community forests has the potential to hamper forest management in terms of timber harvesting. Three FSC certified community forest management units in East Java, Enggal Mulyo, KSU KAM KTI, KSU Bromo Mandiri KTI, demonstrated this challenge through evaluating the log harvest records, discussions with managers and farmers, and field observations. Harvesting plans are only based on periodic tree inventory data that does not take into account the farmers' harvest needs, such as weddings or celebrations. Therefore, all annual timber production targets cannot be achieved, indicating that need harvesting and delayed logging are also still visible in internationally certified sustainable forest management. Support from managers and parties is still needed so that the management plan can be implemented properly. The owner of the FSC scheme also needs to evaluate their standard requirements for implementing timber harvesting on a more realistic scale of community forests.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Astana S, Obidzinski K, Riva Wf, Hardiyanto G, Komarudin H & Sukanda. 2014. Implikasi biaya dan manfaat pelaksanaan SVLK terhadap sektor perkayuan skala kecil. Jurnal Penelitian Sosial dan Ekonomi Kehutanan 11: 175-198.

BPKH. 2009. Potensi Kayu dan Karbon Hutan Rakyat di Pulau Jawa Tahun 1990-2008. Kerjasama BPKH XI dengan MFP II. Yogyakarta.

Darusman D, & Hardjanto. 2006. Tinjauan ekonomi hutan rakyat. Prosiding Seminar Hasil Penelitian Puslitbang Hasil Hutan. Bogor, Indonesia.

Hinrichs A, Muhtaman Dr & Irianto N. 2008. Sertifikasi hutan rakyat di Indonesia. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammernarbeit (GTZ). Jakarta, Indonesia.

FAO. 1990. Situation and Outlook of the Forestry Sector in Indonesia. Volume 2: Forest Resource Base. Rome, Italy.

FSC. 2016. FSC Global Strategic Plan 2015–2020. 19 December 2016. https://ic.fsc.org/preview.global-strategic-plan-2015-2020-english.a-5093.pdf.

FSC. 2018. Public Certificate. 28 February 2018. https://info.fsc.org/certificate.php#result.

Fujiwara T, Awang SA, Widayanti WT, Septiana RM, Hyakumura & Sato N. 2015. Effects of national community-based forest certification on forest management and timber marketing: A case study of Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. International Forestry Review 17: 448-460.

Fujiwara T, Awang SA, Widayanti WT, Septiana RM, Hyakumura K & Sato N. 2017. Socioeconomic conditions affecting smallholder timber management in Gunungkidul District, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. Journal of Small-scale Forestry 17: 41-56.

Hamdani FAU, Darusman D & Tiryana T. 2015. Evaluasi praktik tebang butuh di hutan rakyat Kabupaten Ciamis Provinsi Jawa Barat. Jurnal Risalah Kebijakan Pertanian dan Lingkungan 2: 33-41.

Kazuhiro H, Rohman, Oktalina SN & Wiyono. 2012. Exploring potential of forest certification for community-based forest management in Indonesia. Journal of forest economics 58: 58-67.

Kazuhiro H & Wiyono. 2014. Certification of a community-based forest enterprise for improving institutional management and household income: A case from Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. Journal of Small-scale Forestry 13: 47–64.

Maryudi A. 2009. Forest certification for community-based forest management in Indonesia: Does LEI provide a credible option? IGES. Japan.

Muhtaman DR & Prasetyo FA. 2006. Forest certification in Indonesia, in: Cashore B, Gale F, Meidinger E, Newsom D (eds.). Confronting sustainability: Forest certification in developing and transitioning countries. Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, New Haven.

Nugroho B, Tiryana T. 2013. Implication of the private property right to the community forest businesses formalization through the certification policy. Jurnal Manajemen Hutan Tropika 29: 178-186.

Simon H. 2010. Dinamika Hutan Rakyat di Indonesia. Pustaka Pelajar. Yogyakarta.

Yumi, Sumardjo, Gani DS & Sugihen BG. 2012. Kelembagaan pendukung pembelajaran petani dalam pengelolaan hutan rakyat lestari. Jurnal Penyuluhan 8: 15-28.

Published
2020-01-15
How to Cite
1.
Hermudananto, Supriyatno N. The Wood Productivity Evaluation in Sustainable Community Forest Management Forest Stewardship Council Scheme in East Java. J. Silv. Trop [Internet]. 2020Jan.15 [cited 2020Apr.4];3(2):175-84. Available from: https://online-journal.unja.ac.id/STP/article/view/8038