2014 - 2017


Implementation of the Multi-Stakeholder Forestry Programme – Phase 3

The Multi-Stakeholder Forestry Programme (MFP) aims to improve management of forests throughout Indonesia in order to reduce rural poverty, enhance biodiversity conservation, strengthen climate protection by significantly reducing emissions from land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) practices. A brochure on MFP is available here. The programme facilitates partnerships between central and local government, civil society and the private sector in supporting relevant policy analysis and development, assisting Indonesia to implement its FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreement. The main outcome of the 8.6 million pounds MFP3 is a legal and technically effective community-based forest industry has been established to:

  • complement corporate industrial forest production,
  • reducing illegal logging (unplanned forest degradation) and unplanned deforestation
  • providing greater tenure security
  • improving rural livelihoods
  • protecting forest ecosystems and the environment
  • mitigating climate change

The programme outputs include:

  • Output 1: Industry-wide adoption of the SVLK timber legality assurance system in support of sustained exports to legality-regulated markets
  • Output 2: Support for local government and community rights-holders, accelerating the effective implementation of community-centred forest management, as prioritised in MoFor policy and legislation and the National Strategies for REDD+ and Food Production
  • Output 3: Implemented mechanisms for assuring access to forest and land resources by community groups and clarity of their tenure, allowing them to contribute to meeting industry demands national market and export targets for timber and non-timber forest products

LTS is the lead framework supplier to the DFID-funded Forest Governance Markets and Climate Programme, which provides the funding for MFP3 implementation. LTS is the lead contract holder for MFP3 support and collaborates with the Oxford Policy Management who delivers the project through its Jakarta office. Other key consortium partners include Efeca, IIED, SNV, HuMa and ICEL. Services include:

  • Provision of a core management structure to coordinate programme activities, including direction, administration, financial control, and thematic and geographical technical facilitation
  • Management of sub-contracts related to training, external monitoring, consultancies, reviews and other specialist services required for delivery of the outputs
  • Development of dossiers for calls for proposals for grants to project partners; implementation of systems for evaluation of proposals; award of grants; and supervision of grant implementation
  • Coordination of systems needed for programme oversight, including facilitating and organising Steering Committee meetings and preparation and submission of annual and other reports
  • Secretariat support to the Ministry of Forestry and EU Delegation in Jakarta with regard to the efficient organisation and operation of the Joint Implementation Committee and related monitoring.

Image credit: Trekking Rinjani

Clients: Department for International Development



Geography: Indonesia

Date: 2014 - 2017

Keywords: Indonesia, Forestry, Climate Change, Multi, Stakeholder, Asia

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