News Tag: forest management

Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW) 2016

April 13, 2016

Held in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines on 22-26 February, Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2016 invited people interested, and committed to, sustainable forest management in Asia and the Pacific Regions to come together for one of the largest and most important forestry gatherings in 2016. The Republic of the Philippines' Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) was co-host for the …

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Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW) 2016

April 13, 2016

Held in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines on 22-26 February, Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2016 invited people interested, and committed to, sustainable forest management in Asia and the Pacific Regions to come together for one of the largest and most important forestry gatherings in 2016. The Republic of the Philippines' Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) was co-host for the … Read more

APHI- TBI International Trade Event 2016 “Indonesian Tropical Hardwood – Sustainable, Quality, Guaranteed “

February 2, 2016

APHI- TBI International Trade Event 2016 “Indonesian Tropical Hardwood – Sustainable, Quality, Guaranteed “               APCS was invited to third trade seminar held by APHI and The Borneo Initiative (TBI), taken place in Hotel Majapahit, Surabaya on January 25-26th 2016. Through this Seminar APCS learned abou… Read more

APCS Group System Certified in Indonesia

May 31, 2016

PT Pandu Maha Wana, dba Asia Pacific Consulting Solutions (APCS), is pleased to announce the successful completion of the full assessment process in the development of a unique group certification system, most likely globally, but for certain within Indonesia.  By achieving Forest Stewardship Council® (License Code:  FSC-C125356) certification for forest management and chain of cust… Read more

PT Kandelia and PT Bios Management Plan and 2015 Monitoring report summary are now available

April 24, 2016

APCS Group Members PT Kandelia and PT Bios are pleased to announce that a summary of their Management Plan and summary of their 2015 Monitoring report are now available for any who are interested. For PT Kandelia please contact Pak Fairus Mulia (fairus.mulia@live.com) and for PT Bios please contact Pak Taufik Hidayat (elingotofik@gmail.com) Read more

Fight Peat Fire With Peat FireX

September 21, 2015

Peat fires are now recognized as a global threat, with significant economic, social and ecological impact. Peat fires cause serious loss of property, destruction of forest acreage, and loss of life. Because water and or foam cannot effectively penetrate thick layers of organic material, peat fires are extremely difficult to fight… until today. Safe, non toxic and biodegradab… Read more

FSC certification yields financial benefits for tropical forest businesses, shows new WWF report

September 1, 2015

Posted on 04 August 2015    on http://wwf.panda.org/wwf_news/?250330   A new WWF cost-benefit analysis of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification on a cross-section of forest operators finds that tropical and small or medium producers, regardless of geography, can benefit significantly from attaining FSC certification.   The Profitability and Sustainability in R… Read more

Peat Destruction, Soil Subsidence and Flooding in South East Asia

July 14, 2015

Why is the Rimba Raya Biodiversity Conservation Project important to Indonesia, Seruyan District and APCS?  Check out the latest video on peat development impacts from Wetlands International at this link. Read more

APCS experienced the adventure!

May 12, 2015

On March 27, 2015, APCS Team was engaged in an outdoor event which was conducted as the company Team Building activity. Our Bali Team and Sampit Team, which gathered for an official occasion in Bali, went to conquer the rapid stream of Telagawaja River, in Karangasem, Bali. The weather was nice and the stream was good. 18 people were divided into 5 boats – 5 teams, fully equipped and safety… Read more

Rimba Raya Conservation Audit 2015

May 6, 2015

On July 1 2014 we officially became a subcontractor for the Rimba Raya Biodiversity Conservation Project (RRC) to manage all field operations in their 65,000 ha Ecosystem Restoration concession in Central Kalimantan.  This is the first REDD+ project in Indonesia to both receive their license from the Ministry of Forestry as well as receive verification from both the Climate, Community and Bi… Read more

Indonesia's medium sized forestry concessions take assessment for cost effective FSC group certification

February 6, 2015

The first ever assessment of a group of medium sized forestry concessions in Indonesia was conducted from Jan 19 till 25, 2015 using both FSC® Standards and the NEPCon LegalSource™ standard. The assessment included field inspections of the group members PT BINA OVIVIPARI SEMESTA and PT KANDELIA ALAM, who manage mangrove forests in West Kalimantan. The assessment also evaluated the perfo… Read more

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