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VERIFIER TOOLBOX and VERIFICATION for ASSESSMENT INDICATORS in Sustainable Plantation Forest Management Certification System

1. Introduction LEI-03 Technical Document is a further explanation of the Sustainable Plantation Forest Management (PHTL) System criteria and indicators stated in LEI 5000-2 Standards. Field Assessors may use this document as reference in verifying field data.

2. Scope This document explains the definition, verifiers, data sources and verification methods for each Sustainable Plantation Forest Management (PHTL) System certification assessment indicators on production, ecology and social aspects.

3. Reference a) LEI 5000 Standard, Sustainable Production Forest Management (PHPL) System Frame b) LEI 5000-2 Standard, Sustainable Plant Forest Management (PHTL) System

LEI-03 Technical Document Verifier Toolbox and Verification for Assessment Indicators in PHTL Certification System


2. Verifier and Indicator Verification Method in the Field Assessment of Sustainable Plantation Forest Management (PHTL) Certification 4.1 Production Aspect INDICATOR

DEFINITION

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

1.

The status of land function in

SECONDARY

1.

Decree of

METHOD OF VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

1.

Investigate land

1.

Super-imposed and unit management area map

P1.1

The suitability of a management unit area with

Land assurance as timber

land utilization procedure (Forest-Use

a management unit area, in

management unit

conflicts with other

estate area.

Procedure/TGH, Provincial Area-Use

accordance with land-use

appointment.

sectors and gather

Plan/RTRWP, Present Land-Use/PLU) from the

procedure and its alteration

Governor/Regent

evidence (including

latest document related to forest function status

beginning until the minimum length of usage time

(size and frequency).

recommendation.

function alteration

alteration and appointment process/procedure.

Provincial Forest Use

and other right

will provide assurance to the area used. To give

2.

further judicial assurance on land-use and reduce future land-use conflicts, every change in forest

3.

positioning. 3.

function caused by changes in land-use procedure must be reappointed as soon as possible.

Completion of boundary

2.

4.

2.

Use Plan (RTRWP) and PLU maps.

investigation of

Decree on forest

boundary poles in

Boundary positioning/

function change of

participative mapping

status 5.

Management plan document.

6.

Management unit working area map.

7.

Administrative documents related to an appointment.

8.

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Statement letter of

3.

the field.

Tracking down administrative processes from the

Tracking down administrative processes from the latest document related to boundary positioning

Purposeful

poles in the field (position, 4.

2.

imposition).

Plan (TGH), Land

Conditions of the boundary physical type and condition).

analysis with land-use procedure map.

procedure. 4.

Purposive sampling test to the following boundaries: a.

Borders from community housing and premises.

b.

Alliance borders, especially with other management units.


boundary positioning. 9.

Registration map of boundary positioning.

10.

Documents on participative boundary positioning and other agreements.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

P1.2

Forest fire is an alarming factor, which have a

Forest Fire Management

great deal of influence on resources as a whole.

System.

Considering its effects beyond the boundaries

1.

Intensity/frequency and

Organization, utilities and

and its unexpectedness, it requires exceptional

equipment, and forest fire

preparation of management in its prevention to

Standard Operating

gain forest conservation. It can be represented

Procedure (SOP).

within organizations, individuals, infrastructures

3.

and utilities that are equivalent to the risk of fire incident.

SECONDARY

1.

scale of forest fires. 2.

4.

5.

2.

Management plan

and quantity. Frequency and scale identification of fire incidence.

Result from the

3.

Interview with forest conservation patrol officer.

4.

Analyses of hotspot map and fire hazard index.

5.

Identification of routine and procedure of fire usage

2.

Annual and/or other

interview with

periodic reports.

forest conservation

5.

Fire hazard index

officer. 3.

Investigate land conflicts with other

map.

sectors and gather

Forest fire guide or

evidence (including

SOP.

function alteration and other right imposition). 3.

Purposeful investigation of

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Identification/investigation of tools and utility type

2.

of forest conservation patrol.

6.

1.

check.

Hotspot map.

Early warning system.

Result of forest fire tools and utilities

4.

Local community and related

1.

Forest conservation patrol report.

3.

VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

document.

Type and intensity/frequency

institution involvement.

METHOD OF

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

in land clearing. 6.

Alertness and sufficiency in preventive and suppressive action.


boundary poles in the field.

Management Plan

1.

Field observation.

Silviculture system and

documents and

2.

Sample test in the

techniques.

modifications.

field through visual

Mid term planning

observation and

of silviculture activities or

document or RKT until

interview.

actions.

the present day or

4.

Forest ecosystem data.

year.

5.

Stumpage structure and

P1.3

Main plant selection, action (system and

1.

Main plant selection.

Main plant selection,

technique) of silviculture in management plan

2.

silviculture system and

level, and its implementation based on

techniques.

considerations that corresponds with corporate

3.

goal, land support capabilities, ecosystem and surrounding social condition, will provide an accomplishment of management unit in managing its resources.

Implementation of each stage

1.

2.

3.

P1.4

Forests are not only useful for its wood; thus,

Non-timber forest

there are efforts in optimizing other form of use,

product utilization

as service or product. The planted forest being

improvement.

developed will benefit the community. The existence and potential of non-timber forest

Community social condition.

1.

Space usage pattern

2.

Type usage pattern

3.

Silviculture system

4.

Amount and type of non-

1.

2.

activities with the task planned. 2.

Analyze selected silviculture activities.

Annual report and/or

Management plan

Field monitoring within

document

and around the

Reports on non-

management unit

timber forest product

location.

Interview with officers and community.

usage.

timber forest product.

products will provide opportunities and

Compare task implementation of silviculture

other periodicals.

composition. 6.

1.

guarantees to the planted forest itself.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

P1.5

Permanent Sample Plots (PUP) is used as field

Stumpage growth and

laboratory or as growth increment monitoring

1.

Sampling procedure and intensity in repeated

media to create volume table, silviculture

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METHOD OF

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

SECONDARY

1.

VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

Permanent

Results from interviews

Sampling Plot

with officers and implementation

1.

Identification of the bases of Permanent Sampling Plot location selection.


monitoring implementation

treatment testing, and other research and

and results.

development activities for sustainable production

2.

Methodology, procedure,

forest. The level of significance in long-term forest

and intensity of growth data

production estimation is determined by sampling

collection. Permanent Sampling Plot

procedure and intensity in the repeated inventory

3.

listing. Repeated inventory is needed to fix

maturity cycle, total managed area, and

2.

Operating Procedure. 4.

disruption and failure occurred. 5.

monitoring.

2.

Identification of Permanent Sampling Plot test results applied in forest management practice.

Annual Work Plan document (RKT).

3.

Implementation monitoring and assessment.

3.

Inventory report.

4.

Applying inventory results in planning and

4.

Forest inventory

guide or Standard

predetermined planning, which can be performed every three to ten years depending on the

location map.

inventory.

implementation.

guide.

5.

Sustainability testing caused by change in

Growth increment

inventory result including forest stumpage

Permanent Sampling Plot

monitoring and other

monitoring outside Permanent Sampling Plot.

documentation and

monitoring (beyond

monitoring.

Permanent

Basic data and mapping.

Sampling Plot).

5.

6.

Growth measurement guide.

P1.6

The annual production allotment is measured up

Annual production

with the maximum land capability to produce

according to forest

biomass per size or time unit, and its replanting

productivity, planting

capability. Forest product (timber) will sustain if

capability, and land

the maximum output equals to the determined

support.

production allotment. Then, the time-based timber

1.

2. 3.

Management plan,

Sampling test on

annual production allotment.

mid-term planning,

production potentials on

Production statistics.

and Annual Work

the cutting block.

Annual wood production on

sustainability arrangement for the next cycle.

5.

Interview with officers/employees responsible for production statistics and filing.

2.

Assess AAC compatibility to this day (working year) on the compatibility of forest reproduction

Cruising Report (LHC)

derived from the annual average growth

forest management practice

and Production

increment.

(Allowable Annual Cut/AAC

Report (LHP).

Permanent Sampling Plot

and annual average growth

4.

1.

Plan.

result implementation in

forest product harvesting routine will simplify the

1.

2.

3.

nutrient cycling, and

cycling review (soil fertility

monitoring of growth

classification).

increment, nutrient

Harvesting schedule

cycle, growth area

suitability (reasoning).

index (bonita).

(reasoning)

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4.

Production statistics and filing.

Percentage (estimation) of cutting schedule suitability on the cutting plan.

Growth increment,

increment), nutrient or bonita

Planting schedule suitability

3.

4.

Percentage (estimation) of planting schedule on the plan (predetermined).

5.

Compare completion of implementation to its implementation guide.


6.

Yield arrangement method.

5.

Basic data and map.

6.

Annual report and other periodicals.

7.

Felling map.

8.

Environmental analyses document.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

SECONDARY

PRIMARY

P1.7

Forest Area Clearing must be planned by

Long Term Plantation

Sampling test on

Quality of Forest Area

considering the fulfillment of all activity aspect

road and breadth of the

Forest Management

structural quality (roads,

Clearing.

(mobilization) in forest development especially

management unit.

Plan (RKPHT),

basecamp, etc.)

Suitability between physical

Annual Work Plan

or compactness and total road length (main,

quality (road, basecamp,

(RKT), or mid-term

branch or skid trail), location, and road and bridge

seed bedding, etc.) and

planning reports.

construction quality is carried out to ensure the

forest potential.

forest product production. The optimum intensity

continuity of operational activity in the

1.

2.

3.

development and guidance of plantation forest and forest production activities, and its maintenance aspects.

Ratio between main, branch

2.

specification for

structural building (type,

Forest Area Clearing

location, number, and

(SOP).

4.

Water management quality.

5.

Building maintenance

3.

Forest Area Clearing technical guide.

4.

Forest Area Clearing

quality.

planning and

Forest Area Clearing

realization. 5.

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1.

Delineation and

Density analysis of main and branch road on the size of the working area.

2.

Main and branch road surface monitoring.

3.

Wood transportation intensity analysis per time unit.

4.

Building construction

The existence of the

construction endurance).

6.

1.

METHOD OF VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

Density analysis main and branch road on the size of the working area.

5.

Wood transportation intensity analysis per time unit.

6.

Identification/investigation on erosion control structures.


Standard or guidance.

working area structural design.

Environment

Record of interviews

community within and around the management

management

with officers and

unit to provide and achieve an understanding to

document.

community.

P1.8

Publication of rights of the area, especially to the

Publication of rights towards the forest area.

Counseling activities.

increase community awareness to active

1.

2.

participate in forest resource sustainability.

interviews with officers and community.

Report on publication of rights towards area (counseling).

P1.9

The existence of organization units on planning,

Organization unit in forest

production, forest support, research and

management.

development, conservation and environment,

1.

Organization structure and

1.

job description. 2.

social community, finance and administration,

Number and qualification of

2.

Record of interviews

1.

with management and

2.

Corporate

field check.

organizational

workers.

marketing/distribution, and independent Internal Supervisory Unit (SPI) and supported with

Annual reports and other periodicals.

3.

sufficient number of qualified employees can act

Interviews with management. Identification/investigation of the existence of organizational units.

3.

Analysis on line of instruction, coordination

structure.

between organization units and its authorization,

Monitoring

tasks and responsibility followed by an investigation

documentations.

of implementation/practice in the field.

as INDICATOR of sincerity of the plantation forest company in production sustainability.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

SECONDARY

METHOD OF VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

P2.1

Any form of forest disruption will have significant

Interview results

1.

Interview with officers and local community.

Forest disruption range.

effect on yield sustainability, therefore, the size of

its intensity/frequency and

realization of

with officers and

2.

Interview with forest patrol officers.

disruption must be acknowledged to be able to

scale.

counseling.

the community.

3.

Analyses on change of vegetation coverage using

determine the appropriate actions. Moreover, protection activities must be performed to reduce

1.

2.

Form/type of disruption and

Form and intensity/frequency of forest

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1.

2.

Program and

Forest protection patrol report.

1.

2.

Results on forest disruption

time series data/satellite image. 4.

Tracing the administrative process from the latest


the existing disruption level.

protection patrol. 3.

3.

Annual report or

inspection.

documents related with the change process of forest status to its authorization.

other periodicals.

The availability of forest

5.

protection patrol instrument

number or volume of forest product damage.

and equipment and its SOP.

P2.2

The availability of seedling with genetically,

Seed availability.

physically and physiologically sound quality, sufficient supply, and at appropriate timing is a

1.

Overcutting.

1.

Seedling cultivation unit and

in forest plantation. Seedling with high genetic

2.

3.

4.

Planting capability and result quality.

Planting statistics are a record of planting completed years before that consist of planting

Interview with officers

document.

and field monitoring.

1.

cultivation management. 2.

Technical guide on

Assess seedling production capacity and seed procurement sources.

seedling cultivation. 3.

Interviews with officers/employees of seedling

3.

Periodicals on

Assess seedling production standards in seed field or other sources.

seedling production. 4.

R & D reports.

1.

Annual Work Plan

Sample test result on

1.

Interview with officers

until today.

planting performance on

2.

Identification/investigation of system and filing

Annual report and

several critical age (1

instrument (manual, computerized or manual and

other periodicals.

and/or until 4 years).

computerized).

Communication network on research and development (R & D),and production

reducing plant mortality rate.

production sustainability for the next cycle.

Management plan

seedling cultivation with

achievement of forest production target, also in

Planting capability is a basic asset towards forest

Seedling cultivation Procedure/Guide.

planting and maintenance activities, and

P2.3

2.

Standard Operating

which is the objective of forest production in each appropriate timing will ensure the success of

The available seedling matches the demand.

quality is likely to increase biomass productivity, rotation. Sufficient supply of seedling and its

1.

management.

basic asset in achieving production sustainability

Identification/investigation of the type/variety and

seed.

1. 2. 3.

Planting statistics. Planting yield quality. Planting realization towards

2.

land availability.

quantification and its achievements, and other

3.

records of matters related to planting procedure, barriers of not able to accomplish and what

evaluation material leading to planting procedure

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3.

Compare planting achievement and capability level.

documents on

4.

Assess planting result quality by observing

planting achievement

causes it. The records can be used as monitoring and

Inventory report

five year and above. 4.

Planting technical guide.

diameter and height growth uniformity.


improvement for better assurance of future

5.

production sustainability.

Planting statistics under 5 years and its filing instruments.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

P2.4

Basically, maintenance provides growth space for

Maintenance capability and

every plant. Appropriate procedure, order and

result quality.

maintenance intensity for every growth level will provide bigger growth opportunity. As with

1.

2.

harvesting, order in time-based maintenance activities will simplify the management of

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

3.

the realization of production sustainability.

4.

Every forest product harvesting stage that effect

Environmental-friendly

the environment (especially vital negative effects)

forest harvest system

must be plotted clearly in terms of location, type

implementation.

and weight of effects occurred, so that control implementation such as reduced impact logging can be determined in minimizing the effects on the location of harvest. The procurement of erosion control structures at skid road, transportation road, log-yard, and at other structural areas is one of the efforts in forest

1.

3. 4. 5.

Assess the available guide/technical

maintenance activities in the

documents and

on maintenance-related

previous Annual Work Plans.

Annual Work Plan

plants according to its

Level of achievement in

running today.

type/form of

maintenance (clearing, sparsing) to this day

Annual reports and

maintenance.

(working year) to the determined basic standard.

2.

periodicals.

Target of every level of

implementation of every level of duty. 2.

3.

Compare intensity/frequency of residual stand

Monitoring and visual recording of stumpage

activity/duty per time unit,

3.

Maintenance reports.

structure at several maintained plot/block, which

including location and

4.

Technical guide on

have different age (growth uniformity, type of stem

forecast of procurement and

stumpage

deformation, stem and branch shape, shape of tree

equipment.

maintenance.

top, etc.)

The condition of stumpage

5.

Form and percentage of land

The existence of buildings

Document of planting activities.

1.

damage. 2.

1.

Field monitoring result

1.

as result of maintenance.

P2.5

VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

Mid-term plan

The reality of carry over in

maintenance.

sustainability for the next cycle and it can support

SECONDARY

METHOD OF

2.

Environmental impact

1.

Cutting

Analyses document.

implementation

Long-term Plantation

monitoring result. 2.

1.

Monitoring of cutting implementation in the field including measuring of the damage level occurred.

2.

Identification/investigation of the type of equipment used in the cutting process.

Damage

(type, location and quantity).

Forest Management

Erosion and sedimentation.

Plan and Annual

monitoring caused

Work Plan

by cutting

according to type to the potency of wood issued per

documents.

activities.

time unit.

Vital effect indicator map. Type, location, and time schedule of the

3.

implementation of UPL and

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4.

Annual reports and

3.

Identification of

periodicals.

cutting equipment

Cutting

used.

3.

4.

Calculating the ratio of the number of equipment

Identification/investigation of the erosion control construction.


utilization impact control towards physical components of the environment, which soon

6.

UKL.

implementation

5.

Environmental monitoring analysis.

Monitoring, organizing and

guide.

6.

Erosion, land, and sedimentation condition.

Environment

7.

Identification of activities and vital effects occurred

after, decreases negative impacts on production

standard operating

sustainability.

procedure on cutting,

Management

skidding, etc.

Document.

5.

6.

and its control.

Forest Clearing Area design and realization.

7.

Vital effect indicator map.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

P2.6

Managerial policy in terms of seriousness of the

Management Information

plantation forest company toward production

System.

sustainability or otherwise, will be identified from

1.

the management information system, whether is was being used in the decision making processor not. Therefore, it requires a monitoring and

SECONDARY

3.

VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

Annual reports and

Interview with the

1.

periodicals.

management and

2.

Corporate

identification/

organizing committee.

organization

investigation of MIS

Management decision

structure.

applications.

Management Information

1.

System. 2.

METHOD OF

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

Management facility of the

making procedure.

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2.

3.

Job description

Interview with the management. Identification/investigation of MIS applications, hardware and software, including its smart system.

3.

Analyses of line of instruction, coordination between organization units and their authorities, duties, and responsibilities.


management system proportionate to the size of

4.

Organizational structure.

the management unit area and clarity of decision

5.

Job description.

making procedure that matches decisions in every organization unit (planning, production and

6.

manual.

4.

Investigation on implementation/practice in the field.

5.

Role of division.

Identification/investigation of the existence of SPI and other special division.

control, and other work support unit).

P2.7

Forest management sustainability requires

Funding allocation, realization, and

The continuance and

sufficient funding for forest reformation and

continuity for main and supporting

orderliness of funding for

conservation, conservation area and natural

activities (budget proportion on

every activity aspects.

biodiversity management (including

actual/ideal budget).

1.

2.

division and field

from financial reports, results from physical quality

report.

investigation.

assessment derived from the technical standard

activity plan and budget. 3.

resource development.

4.

operation, and fair value from fixed asset.

Management unit

production and control, market/customer service, equipment procurement, and also human

Fund realization and allocation can be identified

Interview with finance

protected/endemic/endangered species), forest research and development, and facility and work

1.

Annual forest utilization financial

2.

Analysis will be directed to assess indicators based on the size of fund allocation and its realization.

3.

Public accountant

In its implementation, interview and field

report.

investigation can be combined with other relevant

Other relevant and

indicators.

accountable reports.

1.

Effective area positioning for

1.

Topography and land

P3.1

Area partitioning according to its purposes is

Production area

based on land physical characteristics that are

land capability- and social

organization.

not managed properly, such as mountain slopes

condition-based production.

2.

Climate map.

Protected and conservation

3.

and its sensitivity towards erosion, and external

2.

factors such as rain intensity. It is then followed with an effective area setting into a sustainable

3.

unit and/or part of a forest into blocks that must show the existence of time dimension during a cycle. Block and plot in the field must be arranged according to rational and consistent time scheduling to minimize technical and financial structure alteration practices. Therefore, forest development practices, maintenance and

4.

1.

map. 2.

Result on area

1.

Land support classification valuation based on the

setting in the field.

slope map x land sensitivity towards erosion x rain

Cutting and

intensity. 2.

Purposive sample test on effective area positioning

Design manual on

planting plot/block

area positioning.

area setting or

(realization).

Time scheduling of activities

landscaping.

the following objectives:

for production based on the delineation map with

on every plot.

4.

Work area map.

a.

Blocks that have been planted/cut.

All effective area for

5.

Management plan

b.

Blocks that have not been planted/cut.

production are divided clearly into forest class/type, forest part, block and plot marked by the present

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document. 6.

Forest classification distribution.

3.

Purposive sample test on the condition of the borders.


production can be accurately implemented.

demarcation point or other borders.

INDICATOR

5.

Smallest sustainable unit.

6.

Normal forest classification.

DEFINITION

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

SECONDARY

1.

METHOD OF VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

Management plan

Interview with officers

documents.

and field monitoring.

1.

Interview with officers or employees based on the

P3.2

The high level of harvesting productivity is

1.

Exploitation factor.

Efficiency on harvesting

represented by the comparison between the size

2.

Type and form of harvested

and utilization of planted

of production and potential of the harvested

and utilized forest product

forest products.

forest, which can be attained if harvesting is

biomass.

Forest Management

2.

Exploitation factor valuation.

Result from inventory listing

Plan (RKPHT),

3.

Potential and production comparison assessment.

1.

Interview with officers/employees responsible for

performed in an efficient way.

3.

biomass), and appropriate harvesting system or technique, so that these important factors act as

prior to cutting/felling. 4.

Production results.

(RKT), or mid-term

5.

Harvesting system and technique in plantation

reference for plantation forest product harvesting

planning reports. 3.

Annual reports and other periodicals.

forest.

technique.

biomass harvesting and utilization.

Long Term Plantation

Annual Work Plan

This is shown by the exploitation factor unit, maximum utilization of forest products (wood

2.

utilized exploitation factor, and forest product

4.

Utilization and harvesting decision guide/SOP.

5.

Cruising report (LHC) and production report (LHP).

P3.3

Forest product business administration from the

Production statistics

Interview with officers

Internal forest product

forest to last log pond in the management unit

system, technical guide or

and filing

and field monitoring.

administration.

can provide guarantee of forest product

standard operating

instruments.

harvesting implementation control, in terms of

procedure.

quantity and origin. The lettering method used

1.

2.

Internal timber administration

Production statistics.

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1.

2.

production statistics and its filing. 2.

Identification/investigation of filing system and

Time-based wood

equipments (manual, computerized or manual and

production realization

computerized).


can at least guarantee an orderly administration

3.

process and can avoid forest product distribution outflow.

4.

Internal forest administration

and forecasting

filing system.

report.

Timber flow in the field/forest

3.

3.

Field check on wood flow from logpond to backlog.

Log felling, skidding, transportation report.

and its marking technique. 4.

Cruising report (LHC).

5.

Logpond/logyard report.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

P3.4

Business profitability that can reach the minimum

Compatibility of the

attractive rate of return (MARR) is the main

effective production area

prerequisite for a management unit. Every costs

with the expected business

must be covered by revenue, especially those

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

1.

Business profitability per time

SECONDARY

1.

Corporate soundness (profitability, solvability,

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PRIMARY

---

1.

2.

Comparative financial report, annually or

Compare forecast and realization of asset procurement until today (the last 3 years).

document.

unit. 2.

Management Plan

METHOD OF

2.

Compare forecast and realization of annual profit


liquidity).

that comes from utilized forest products. Without

soundness.

being able to reach MARR, the effects of high

audited by public

cost and/or low revenue will bring in potential

accountant.

excess felling or digression from production

until today (the last 3 years).

every three year

profitability/corporate

3.

financial reporting

soundness will depend on its daily condition.

guide.

Compare forecast and realization of annual business profitability until today (the last 3 years).

Forest utilization

sustainability regulations. Nevertheless, corporate

4.

3.

4.

Valuing annual profitability and compare it with its average capital interest.

Periodical financial

5.

Valuing annual solvability.

6.

Field check on investment or reinvestment

documents or reports.

projects to check its similarity with reports from the public accountant.

P3.5

Every management activity aspect, especially

Plantation forest research

treatment on silviculture to increase forest

utilization and

sustainable productivity, improvement of product

development.

quality and performance must utilize research and development resulted from the R&D division or

1.

Programs analyzed and developed.

2.

3.

other R&D institutions.

1.

Purposive observation on field, laboratory, etc.

data.

R&D facilities and

2.

Value the comparison of the program and its

results.

2.

R&D result report.

3.

Other related reports.

1.

results.

SOP set based on R&D results.

1.

Forest village

Interview with officers

partnership relation pattern.

community

and partners.

Public forest and community

assistance document

forest assistance per

plan.

Business formation and

Establishment of business

community confirms that the management unit is

partnership with the local

welcomed in the region. The development of

community.

public forest and community forest cultivation till alter the attention and dependency of the local

population unit.

2.

3.

even can be partners in managing the forest. Moreover, forest product utilization management must be capable in accommodating the interest of forest.

Field observation on

implementation.

Business partnership establishment with the local

the local community who is dependent to the

R&D observation

Research results

P3.6

community for the plantation forest land; they

1.

Forest village

Interview with officers, community, and business partners.

2.

Appraise the proportion of public forest and community forest per population unit.

3.

Calculate the percentage of the realization for

The development of public

community

public forest and community forest implementation

forest and community forest

assistance report

until today.

assistance implementation

until this day.

until this day. 4.

2.

1.

Monitoring, organizing, and SOP.

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Partnership agreement.


INDICATOR

DEFINITION

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

SECONDARY

METHOD OF VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

1.

Realization and fund allocation for plantation forest

P3.7

The increasing forest stumpage/stand asset and

Annual forest

Interview with financial

Forest stumpage asset

considered as capital that must not depreciate is

and fund allocation for forest

utilization financial

division and field

development prepared for sale can be identified

enhancement.

an effort on business improvement and

development prepared for

report.

investigation.

from the financial report; the result of the valuation

reinvestment that performs long-term costing.

cutting and put on the

1.

2.

Capitalization, realization,

1.

Management unit

of labor physical quality derived from the technical

market.

activity and budgeting

operational standard; and fair value of fixed asset.

Forest value estimation from

plan.

time to time.

2.

3.

2.

Valuation on the increase of capital in the form of forest.

Periodical inventory report.

4.1. Ecology/Environmental Aspects

INDICATOR

E1.1

DEFINITION

Conservation region that has been appointed

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

SECONDARY

1.

Long-term Plantation

The percentage or actual

and/or acknowledged by related stakeholders and

steep slope area, river boundary ,

breadth ratio of an

met the environmental biophysical considerations

coastal boundary, forested peat

Forest Management

appointed and well running

will guarantee the maintenance of land quality

area, beach/mangrove area,

Plan

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PRIMARY

1.

Percentage of the actual breadth of

METHOD OF

Aerial photograph

1.

within the forest area.

analysis. 2.

Interview with the management unit and community

Field check on the

2.

Analyses of documents and literature study.

actual size of the

3.

Field check to verify the existence of the protected


conservation area, to its

and the sustainability of the water management

water spring boundary, protected

(RKPHT)/Annual

ideal breadth.

within the plantation forest management.

forest and conservation forest

Work Plan (RKT).

buffer-zone, and areas with

2.

Spatial/Land Use

been approved and acknowledged

Plan. 3.

breadth.

area and well running.

Provincial/Regional

>2000m above sea level that has by related parties to its ideal

protected region.

Appointment and Border Management Report.

4.

Interpretation map of aerial photograph/ landsat image.

5.

Plantation forest feasibility study.

6.

Environmental Impact Assessment document.

7.

Other related literature/information.

8.

Related report analysis.

1.

Ratio of the size of

1.

Design map of the

1.

Aerial photograph

Sample test on the borders of the effective production

analysis.

area organized into plant areas based on the Topography

Field check on

map, land coverage map, and land slope.

E1.2

The effective production area is a land within the

The planning of effective

plantation forest area that can be effectively

production area on the total

plantation area

production area structuring

planted with selected plants based on ecological

size of the area.

approved by

based on the

feasibility and corresponds with corporate goals.

Ratio of the size of the

Directorate General

planting ground

appropriateness and

To make sure that the productivity of the selected

conservation area on the

of Forestry

partitioning based

capability of land and its

plant is guaranteed in a long period, the effective

total size of the area.

Production

on land

Management.

compatibility and

Topography map,

capability, and the

water function

production area must be managed based on the

continuance.

land compatibility and capability and the

2.

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2.

2.


sustainability of the water management function.

3.

4.

land coverage map,

sustainability of

and land slope.

water

Land support map

management

(slope x type x class).

function.

Area structure design guide.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

1.

Percentage or ratio of the

E1.3

Border management or border sign is one of the

The percentage or ratio of

indicators to show that an arrangement has been

actual border management

the actual boundaries of a

done. Arrangements based on the ideal ratio of

of the conservation forest on

conservation area and

the conservation and production forest on the

the ideal border

effective production area

actual border sign will guarantee the sustainability

management of the

(appropriateness and

of land and water function.

conservation forest.

capability of land and its

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

2.

Percentage or ratio of the

water function

actual border arrangement

continuance) to its ideal

of the production area (land

boundaries.

compatibility and capability) on the ideal border arrangement.

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1.

2.

Provincial/Regional

Plantation forest

that the conservation forest can run well.

Border Management

Environmental impact report.

5.

Monitoring and interviewing directly in the field and compare and analyze using collected data or reports, so

report. 4.

Direct field check.

VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

Land Use Plans.

feasibility study. 3.

PRIMARY

METHOD OF

Other related reports and literature.


1.

The existence of the

1.

Regional security and

Direct field check.

1.

Interview with field personnel and other related

E1.4

The stated conservation area will not be noticed if

The percentage or ratio of

there are no clear guideposts on the borders. The

guideposts and information

protection

the boundaries of a well

posts will clearly state the border between the

boards that are well

implementation

running conservation area

conservation area (height, slope steepness, and

functioning and maintained,

document.

inspection lane using sampling test with sampling

to its ideal boundaries.

peat density) with the production/felling area and

and also the existence of

SOP document.

level of intensity.

other areas. These guideposts will not indicate

2.

anything unless maintained properly.

2.

group around the management unit. 2.

The functioning of security

3.

patrol. 3.

Monitoring the condition of guideposts and

Forest security (patrol) monitoring by field personnel.

Standard operating procedure of forest security protection.

E1.5

Erosion caused by silviculture practices such as

The planning and

during felling period or land clearing can be

implementation of

controlled by repairing land coverings as soon as

silviculture system that can

possible through planting and mulching, and

control erosion in the cut

minimizing the usage of heavy equipment that

up or production area.

might increase soil density, which burdens land quality (soil physics and chemistry) and water management.

1. 2.

The SOP of felling design.

2.

3.

Reports on the size

control erosion (for example:

of open area caused

effort not to clear areas with

by land clearing and

a slope level of > 45째 or

felling.

covering/planting open

4.

felling remains areas of > 45째).

Types of the utilized land covering.

5.

Records of efforts on erosion control other than planting (for example: terasering).

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Direct field monitoring.

1.

Read and translate obtained reports.

2.

Directly monitors signs of felling practices in the field that has minimum effects.

Other related written reports.

Prove or records of planting activities in open areas to

Felling and production reports.

The SOP of land clearing design.

3.

1.

3.

Interviews with field personnel/employees.


INDICATOR

DEFINITION

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

1.

Site matching or provenance

SECONDARY

1.

1.

Direct interview with field personnel.

document.

checking and

2.

Compare implementation reports with the

Nursery (seeding),

monitoring.

Production activities that involves land

Change in soil fertility

preparation to plantation, maintenance and

(physical and chemical),

harvesting, significantly influence soil fertility

including the production

level, in terms of soil chemical and physical

appropriate cultivation

planting, and plant

waste contamination.

elements. Soil fertility can be disrupted by the

technology.

abundance of chemistry/organic substances

2.

3.

caused by over-fertilization or contamination in the production process such as mycorhizza fungi

4.

Monitors the firmness of top soil and dried leaves

interpretation.

4.

Soil survey report

5.

The existence of dried

(forest litter ), and soil compaction. 5.

(lab analyses).

Collect soil sample, analyze in the laboratory and periodically interpret the result.

Other related research results.

6.

Data/records on the utilization of heavy

cover-crops within the

5.

test and its

element such as inorganic

leaves (forest litter) and

the top soil and type of plant.

Monitors traces of amelioration.

maintenance reports. Fertilizing report.

2.

realization. 3.

3.

(mycorhizza). 4.

1.

Direct field/lab soil

The utilization of ameliorant

biologic fertilizer

fertility level will tend to decrease if the stated in the nutrient budget, soil compaction, and

2.

(urea, KCL), organic, and

contamination that affects land fertility. Change in management unit does not maintain land fertility,

Implementation of

VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

Direct field

Five-year Work Plan

E1.6

trial.

METHOD OF

equipments or

plantation/production area.

mechanical

Periodical reports (soil and

machines.

plant tests). 6.

Top-soil existence, abundance and thickness.

7.

Soil compaction existence and abundance within the plantation/production area.

E1.7 The percentage of change of land erosion on the production area.

The loss of top soil more than the tolerable soil

Document on the

Field measurement

The erosion measurement that can be performed is

loss level shows that the plantation forest

colored top soil at the

analysis of

results.

monitoring the thickness of horizon A, sedimentation, and

management disregards soil conservation

planting area in the

environmental

water quality parameter, using laboratory analyses, if

aspects. The effect of plantation forest toward soil

plantation forest.

impact.

necessary.

1.

The emergence of a dark

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1.


other than accelerated erosion is the decrease in

2.

Form/types of erosion.

2.

Results of

soil physical character, such as compaction,

environment

caused by incorrect land clearing method. Then it

management and

is the increase of surface run-off, cause by soil

monitoring from the

compaction that can cause change in river flow

environment division.

debit.

3.

SPAS evaluation result.

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INDICATOR

DEFINITION

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

1.

METHOD OF VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

SECONDARY

PRIMARY

Environmental

Field monitoring on plant

1.

Analyses of related documents and maps.

structure.

Impact Analyses

structure and species in

2.

Interview with the management unit and related

Decrease in the quantity of

document.

water bodies.

Change in vegetation

1.

E1.8

The vegetation structure in the conservation area

The percentage of change

is closely related to the interseption of rainfall

or disappearance of

(stem-flow and throughfall) and into the soil.

vegetation structure and

This relates to the erosion control and water

species in the conservation

management around water bodies. Therefore, if

implementation of

using purposive sampling in the protected forest

area.

the vegetation structure around the water body

Environmental

area.

cannot support rainfall interseption, erosion level

Management Plan

will increase in the area and disrupt the functions

(RKL) and

of the water bodies. Besides as wildlife’s habitat

Environmental

and corridor, and source of genes, secure place

Monitoring Plan

for plant community and types, the conservation

(RPL).

2.

plant type.

forest must also be the center of attention in

2.

3.

activities in natural environment resources

Report on the

parties. 3.

Field monitoring on plant structure and quantity

Vegetation coverage map.

protection and maintenance by the plantation

4.

forest management unit.

Aerial photo/landsat image interpretation map.

1.

5.

Other related reports.

Maximum debit (wet season)

1.

SPAS data.

2.

Environmental

E1.9

Water condition of the water body especially in

The percentage of

rivers can be described as good if it flows at all

and minimum debit (dry

quantitative change (river

time, without any significant difference in peak

season).

management and

debit), continuity change

debit (during wet season) and in minimum debit

Content of solids

monitoring report.

(constant water supply)

(during dry season), and the water quality is in a

suspensioned and dissolved

and quality change

good condition according to its natural state.

in water (river).

(chemical, solid, and

Reduction in water quality particularly drastic

suspension) in water

concentration until below the authorized water

bodies to the existing

quality standard shows a forest management that

standard measurement

does not pay attention to the environment. The

caused by management

reduction is caused by accelerated erosion and

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Other related written information.

1.

2.

Direct field

1.

Read and interpret SPAS data and other reports.

measurement.

2.

Interview with local community in the downstream

Interview with

area of the plantation forest on water management

local community.

condition in the dry and wet season.


INDICATOR

DEFINITION

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

1.

The existence of land

SECONDARY

1.

Interview with related

report.

stakeholders and

Annual Work Plan or

sampling test on land

mid-term planning

utilization system

document.

implementation.

Land quality condition and water management

Land utilization

function sustainability is influenced by land

utilization system

pattern/system

utilization system/pattern using suitable plant type

implemented by the

implementation in planting

and considers the condition of the local

community that proves to

activities and plant forest

environment, biophysical and social cultural

influence the condition of

stumpage maintenance,

elements of the community.

land quality in the production

Environmental

area.

Impact Analyses

Plantation forest stands

document.

which may influence land quality and water course function.

2.

improvement proven to affect land quality by the community in the production area.

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2.

3.

Forest support activity report.

VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

Diagnostic study

E1.10

METHOD OF

1.

Interview with the management unit, local community, and other stakeholders.

2.

Field monitoring on the implementation of land utilization system.


1.

1.

Monitoring of erosion indications in open areas and

Results from the

Results from the field

water conservation activities

environment impact

measurement towards

measure sedimentation level in waters during wet

(guludan, mulch), particularly

analyses.

the verifiers.

season.

The existence of soil and

1.

E1.11

Intensity of impact control on soil shows the

Protection of land from

persistence of the plantation forest management

erosion and land and water

in avoiding impact of the plantation forest

contamination (the usage

utilization on environmental physical components.

cover-crop in high-erosion-

of pesticide, herbicide, and

Impact control on soil can be shown in soil

potential regions (beyond

environment

efforts in managing impacts of erosion and

environmental-friendly

conservation activities.

erosion levels.

monitoring from the

sedimentation are implemented.

Land rehabilitation activities

environmental

in open areas and not

division.

conservation treatment, which must be done

SPAS evaluation

although performed at the simplest form.

2.

fertilizer).

utilized. 3.

Monitoring activities in land

2.

3.

2.

Result of

result (if any).

3.

4.

Monitoring/measuring can only be performed of

Buildings and constructions monitoring, and soil

Soil sample collecting from the field, which is done

and water quality

to acknowledge the content of

management.

pesticides/herbicides in the soil.

4.

Soil test.

5.

Types of pesticides used and its active form of chemical composition.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

VERIFIER

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DATA & INFORMATION

METHOD OF


SECONDARY

PRIMARY

VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

Type structure and

1.

Forest training report.

Interview with the

1.

Interview with the management unit.

region within a plantation forest management unit

composition existing in the

2.

Vegetation coverage

management unit and

2.

Map analyses.

and rehabilitation of forest

can be maintained if the vegetation structure in

conservation area.

map.

field monitoring.

3.

Field monitoring using purposive sampling with

type structure and

the region is well taken care of. Therefore, the

composition (vegetation) of

water management function will also run well.

conservation area.

E1.12

The sustainability of the function of conservation

Activities in maintenance

1.

2.

Documents related to efforts

Latest aerial

random start method with specified intensity in

of rehabilitation and

photo/landsat image

proportion to the field condition.

Further, in vegetation structure rehabilitation and

maintenance of vegetation

map.

maintenance, screening of plant types needs

structure.

attention to ensure long-term land and water

3.

4.

Environmental Impact Analyses

management function.

document. 5.

Report on the implementation of Environmental Management Plan (RKL) and Environmental Monitoring Plan (RPL).

6.

Documents on feasibility study and Engineering Design.

1.

The waste form produced by

1.

Environmental

E1.13

Water bodies is a river mouth for waste (organic

Waste handling system to

and inorganic) produced by all activities in the

activities in the plantation

Impact Analyses

preserve land quality and

plantation forest management unit. Most waste

forest management unit.

document.

watercourse function

are non-biodegradable (plastic, tin can, etc.) and

2.

Waste handling.

sustainability.

requires special treatment to avoid contamination

3.

Standard operating

implementation of

procedure of waste handling

Environmental

to the environment. The location of the waste

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2.

Report on the

Direct field monitoring.

1.

Observation in the location of waste production and disposal.

2.

Water sample collection in water bodies.


including location accuracy.

treatment facility determines the possibilities/

Management Plan

consequences towards the sustainability of land

(RKL) and

quality and water function. If the location and

Environmental

treatment are not accurately determined, the

Monitoring Plan

sustainability of water function in the water bodies

(RPL).

may possibly be disrupted.

E1.14

The utilization of chemical elements in the

Usage of chemical

management unit can potentially contaminate

elements that may

water bodies. Therefore, it must be carefully

contaminate water.

managed.

1.

2.

The utilization of chemical

1.

Environmental

elements in unit activity.

Impact Analyses

The existence of chemical

document.

content found in water

2.

Direct field monitoring.

1.

Observation in the location of waste production and disposal.

2.

Water sample collection in water bodies.

Report on the implementation of

bodies.

Environmental Management Plan (RKL) and Environmental Monitoring Plan (RPL).

INDICATOR

E1.15

DEFINITION

In increasing community welfare, a vast

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

1.

The availability of annual

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1.

Report on diagnostic

METHOD OF VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

1.

Interview with the

1.

Interview with the unit management, local


Active community

opportunity is made available in the management

plants (varieties for

involvement in the

unit area. They are opportunities to use soil and

tumpang sari/heteroculture)

environmental-friendly land

land as extensive as possible as long as it does

that can be utilized by the

utilization pattern system.

not disrupt the main plants and can increase its

community in the plantation

quality.

forest area. 2.

2. 3.

unit management

Forest support report.

and local

community, and related parties. 2.

community.

Reports on community support

2.

Field monitoring.

1.

Aerial photo

Field monitoring on tumpang sari/heteroculture system and its achievements.

surrounding the

The level of knowledge of the community regarding the

results.

plantation forest. 4.

various land utilization

Environmental Assessment

system.

Analyses document.

1.

Long-term Plantation

1.

Interview with the unit management and community

E2.1

Protected areas based on the sustainability of

The percentage of the actual

The percentage of the

gene resources, unique and/or endangered

breadth of the conservation area

Forest Management

actual breadth of the

flora/fauna habitation, wildlife corridor, buffer

with its gene resources, unique/

Plan

Results of direct

2.

Document analysis and literature study.

conservation area (gene

zone, and well-managed forest resources and its

endangered flora/fauna habitat,

(RKPHT)/Annual

field investigation

3.

Field investigation to prove the existence of the

resources, exotic and/or

recognition by stakeholders and the fulfillment in

wildlife corridor, buffer zone, and

Work Plan (RKT).

on the stated

endangered flora/fauna

meeting field biophysical considerations will

life plants that can be utilized by

Provincial/Regional

protected region.

habitat, wildlife corridor,

guarantee the preservation of natural diversity.

the community and have the

buffer zone, and appointed

recognition of related parties, to its

and well-managed forest

ideal breadth.

2.

Spatial/Land Use Plans. 3.

Report on Border

resources and utilized by

Recognition and

the community) to the ideal

Management.

breadth of the conservation

4.

area.

Aerial photo/landsat image interpretation map.

5.

Plantation forest feasibility study.

6.

Environmental Impact Analyses document.

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surrounding the forest.

analysis. 2.

protected area and is well-managed.


7.

Other related literature and information.

8.

Related report analysis.

1.

Reports on related

1.

Analyses on related documents.

Aerial photo/landsat

document

2.

Map analyses, such as land covering, soil,

The proportion of the

image interpretation

analyses.

management unit area

result.

The function-based area

1.

Work map.

design.

2.

E2.2

The arrangement of the management unit

The area structuring of

working area that considers the interest of

management unit based on

flora/fauna conservation, plantation forest stands

the importance of

and resources that is useful to the local

flora/fauna conservation,

community will guarantee the preservation of the

design performed by the unit

plant forest stumpage

natural diversity besides maintaining the stability

to its ideal standard.

Engineering Design

protection, and forest

of the ecosystem of plantation forest stands in the

The implementation of the

documents.

resources that is very

long run.

2.

3.

area design presented in a

3.

4.

2.

Feasibility study and

good and accurate map

Impact Analyses

community.

(area design report) or

document. 5.

topography, and other related maps.

Interview with

3.

Interviews with related parties.

related parties.

4.

Direct field monitoring of areas stated by the unit, especially conservation areas.

Environmental

useful for the local

information system.

1.

Long-term Plantation Forest Management Plan (RKPHT)/Annual Work Plan (RKT).

6.

Other related literature and information.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

VERIFIER

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DATA & INFORMATION SECONDARY

PRIMARY

METHOD OF VERIFICATION/SAMPLING


1.

Long-term Plantation

E2.3

The conservation area (gene resources,

The percentage of the

unique/endemic and/or endangered flora/fauna

Forest Management

actual breadth of

habitation, wildlife corridor, buffer zone) that are

Plan

conservation area (gene

well structured and clearly mapped, which

resources, exotic and/or

existence can be easily monitored and evaluated

endangered flora/fauna

in relation to the process of the system within the

habitat, wildlife corridor,

unit and the surrounding area to guarantee a

buffer zone, and life plant

sustainable natural diversity.

2.

1.

Aerial photo

1.

Interview with the unit management and community surrounding the forest.

analysis. Results of direct

2.

Document analysis and literature study.

(RKPHT)/Annual

field investigation

3.

Field investigation to prove the existence of the

Work Plan (RKT).

on the stated

Provincial/Regional

protected region.

2.

protected area and is well-managed.

Spatial/Land Use Plans.

area utilized by the

The percentage of the actual

community) that is well

breadth of the conservation area of

structured to the ideal

gene resources, habitat of unique/

breadth of the conservation

endangered flora/fauna, wildlife

area.

corridor, buffer zone, and life

3.

Recognition and Management. 4.

structured and managed, to its

Aerial photo/landsat image interpretation

plants that can be utilized by the community and that are well

Report on Border

map. 5.

Plantation forest feasibility study.

ideal breadth. 6.

Environmental Impact Analyses document.

7.

Other related literature and information.

8.

Related report analysis.

1.

Prove of maintenance of

1.

Management unit

1.

Document

E2.4

Border maintenance means not only maintaining

The assurance/

guideposts and inspection route but also the

border guideposts and

administration report,

analyses aimed to

maintenance of

control shift of conservation area function to other

inspection route.

particularly reports on

identify condition

conservation area security

form, and reducing the size of the area that has

Change in the function of

forest security and

and existence of

2.

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1.

Interview with the unit management and community surrounding the forest.

2.

Monitor the condition of the guideposts and inspection route using sampling test with specific


(gene resources, exotic

no clear reasonable basis. Further, the meaning

conservation area to other

and/or endangered

of maintenance should include activities in

function.

flora/fauna habitat, wildlife

evaluation and rehabilitation of conservation area

corridor, buffer zone, and

condition, to keep it well-functioning in the long

forest resources utilized by

run.

3.

4.

the community).

2.

the conservation

sampling intensity level according to the length of

Environmental

area.

the observed border.

2.

Field monitoring

3.

Monitor evaluation and rehabilitation activities in

Change in size of the

Impact Analyses

conservation area.

document.

using sample test

Report on the

on the quality of

implementation of

guideposts and

participation in protecting and sustaining the

Standard operation

Environmental

inspection route.

conservation area.

procedure of forest security

Management Plan

protection.

(RKL) and

Evaluation and management

3.

of the conservation. 5.

support.

the conservation area by the management unit. 4.

Monitor unit activities in relation to community

Environmental Monitoring Plan (RPL).

Change in wildlife diversity.

1.

Environmental

E2.5

The main plant management in the plantation

Wildlife diversity in the

forest area influence the diversity of wildlife in the

Impact Analyses

production area.

region. Based on the early condition of the wildlife

document

habitat, the plantation forest management can

2.

decrease and/or increase their diversity.

Direct field monitoring.

Field monitoring on the diversity of wildlife species using standard method (mammals, birds and reptiles).

Documents on Environmental Management/Monitor ing Report.

INDICATOR

E2.6

DEFINITION

The development of the natural resource

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

1.

Form of resource utilization

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SECONDARY

1.

Report on natural

PRIMARY

Direct field monitoring.

METHOD OF VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

Interview with the unit management and other related


information network system by the management

information system

unit and other stakeholders is an implementation

(location, potential,

of the natural diversity conservation strategy and

company owners and the

Impact Analyses

cultivation technique,

welfare improvement of the local community. With

community.

document.

harvesting technique, etc.).

this system, the local community can utilize the

2.

3.

natural resources appropriately in a long period. Moreover, the local community can participate in maintaining and protecting its natural resources.

4.

Relationship between

Document/data concerning

parties.

resource potential.

by the local community.

Forest resources

2.

3.

Environmental

Report on the

information on forest

implementation of

potential resources.

Environmental

Monitoring the natural

Management Plan

diversity.

(RKL) and Environmental Monitoring Plan (RPL). 4.

Report on the results of the diagnostic study.

1.

Monitoring potential pest,

Annual report on annual

disease or parasite.

plantation maintenance.

1.

Interview with field

1.

Interview with plant maintenance supervisor.

officers.

2.

Monitoring pest/disease/ parasites control

E2.7

Control over pest/disease and parasite is a

Pest, disease, and parasite

necessary action in maintaining forest stands. In

control activities using

its activity, the actions are conducted by avoiding

environmental-friendly

or restricting the usage of chemical-based pest,

integrated pest management

on pest/disease/

technology (using natural

parasite control, which is considered to have

system.

parasites control.

predator), so that the

significant effects on natural diversity.

2.

3.

natural ecosystem in the management unit area won’t be disrupted.

Effort of implementing an

Utilization of chemical-based pest, parasite control.

4.

Utilization of biological potentials to control pest/disease/parasites.

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2.

techniques.

Field monitoring 3.

Impact intensity measurement caused by the control actions using chemicals.


1.

Categories of forest

1.

Report on community

1.

Interview with the

E2.8

To create a condition where forest resources can

The existence of forest

be utilized sustainably by the community, one

resources that can be

support surrounding

unit management

resources that can be

must actively involved in forest resource

utilized by the community.

the forest.

and local

utilized by the local

management within the plantation forest

Environmental

community.

community.

management unit.

2.

Form of forest resource

2.

Impact Analyses

management system.

2.

1.

Interview with the unit management and other related parties.

2.

Monitoring relating to the form of activity of the community in utilizing forest resources.

Field monitoring.

document. 3.

Report on the implementation of Environmental Management Plan (RKL) and Environmental Monitoring Plan (RPL).

4.

Report on the results of the diagnostic study.

4.2. Social Economy and Cultural Aspects

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

VERIFIER

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DATA & INFORMATION SECONDARY

PRIMARY

METHOD OF VERIFICATION/SAMPLING


1.

Identification of the area

1.

Community area

1.

Informant t.

1.

Document study.

map.

2.

Observation.

2.

In-depth interview.

Work map.

3.

S1.1

Forest deployment in a certain region must

The certainty of the forest

comply with the land tenure system, which some

within the tribal jurisdiction or

utilization area status.

are represented in various pattern of land use.

land tenure.

2.

Description of the area

3.

Dispute map

4.

Related document.

Therefore, the status of the utilization area must

2.

be clear in its ownership and utilization. The

inhabited by the local

concession area and the local community must

community.

be free of all claim of possession and of forced

3.

clearance by each party.

Discussion group

3.

Observation.

member.

4.

Group discussion.

Informant.

1.

Document study.

Description on the management unit’s business area.

4.

Identification of dispute areas.

The certainty of access to

The management unit provides certainty and

Long Term Plantation

1.

the forest utilization by the

assurance to the local community to utilize non

type of forest product utilized

Forest Management

2.

community.

timber resources in the concession area such as

by the community.

Plan (RKPHT)

Official statement and prove

document.

water, animals and other non timber forest

1.

2.

Identification of location and

1.

products. This utilization must be permitted as

delivered by the

long as it doe not alter land use.

management unit in relation

Impact Analyses

to the free access, that there

document.

are no prohibition

2.

3.

whatsoever for the community to be able to utilize non timber forest resources. 3.

The management unit facilitates the local community in utilizing non timber forest resources.

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Environmental

Diagnostic study document.

4.

Other related documents.

3.

Discussion group

2.

In-depth interview.

member.

3.

Group discussion.

Observation.

4.

Observation.


4.

An agreed procedure approved by the unit and the local community in utilizing non timber forest products.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

1.

Identification of the existing

S1.3

The development of the business area of a

The assurance of

management unit must consider communication

communication and

communications and

and traditional transportation lines that exists

transportation system,

transportations.

before the presence of the unit.

traditionally known by the

SECONDARY

1.

VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

Community area

1.

Informant.

1.

Document study.

map.

2.

Discussion group

2.

In-depth interview.

member.

3.

Group discussion.

Observation.

4.

Observation.

1.

Document study.

2.

In-depth interview.

2.

Work map.

3.

Related documents.

3.

Description on the

1.

Labor data.

Informant.

recruitment process.

2.

Annual Work Plan

community. 2.

METHOD OF

Description of the traditional communication and transportation system after the presence of the unit.

S1.4

The management unit should take into account

Employment opportunity

matters of employment related to the recruitment

for the community.

process for the local community. The process

1.

2.

Composition of workers

should consider the available local employment

suited with the needs and

market. Information on vacancies in the unit must

potential.

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(RKT) document.


be made public, indiscriminating, and sufficient.

S1.5

In daily social economic environment, the

The local community is

Data on the available

1.

Management unit

management unit permits the local community to

permitted to use the roadway

physical and social

2.

infrastructure utilization by

use the physical facilities built in the concession

built in the unit area and

facilities.

the community.

area given that it does not disrupt any process

other physical facilities in

and not endangering the safety of the community.

other management unit.

1.

2.

3.

Informant.

1.

In-depth interview.

Discussion group

2.

Group discussion.

member.

3.

Observation.

Observation.

The community is permitted to use social facilities built in management unit camps.

3.

Description on the infrastructure used by the community and the system of utilization.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

S2.1

In forest utilization activities, the management

The management unit

unit must consider the social and cultural impact

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

1.

SECONDARY

METHOD OF VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

No physical border between

1.

Area map.

1.

Informant.

1.

Document study.

and within the community

2.

Worker.

2.

Observation.

2.

In-depth interview.

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regions.

considers the social

such as isolation caused by a condition where a

cultural impact to the

community is separated from the forest utilization

community.

process; impact causing cultural degradation

ideas, activities, and artifacts

such as the impairment of a historical site and lost

in the concession area.

of access to perform social cultural activities in a

2.

3.

certain location caused by the process.

3.

Observation.

Identification of cultural

The assurance of sustaining social cultural activities in the concession area.

S2.2

The management unit recompenses the

Standards or

1.

Informant.

1.

Document study.

Consequences towards

consequences caused by its activities that

recompensation settlement

procedure of

2.

Discussion group

2.

In-depth interview.

utilization or damage of

impairs the natural resources, transfers of rights

under the unit’s

recompensation.

member.

3.

Group discussion.

resources owned by local

of ownership and the possibility of utilizing local

management.

community.

knowledge. The recompensation must be

Informant.

1.

Document study.

Discussion group

2.

In-depth interview.

member.

3.

Group discussion.

1.

2.

Procedure on

where the value of land and

collective agreement and complied by the parties

other natural resources

involved. Therefore, the unit is expected to

owned by the community

develop a procedure of compensation towards

that is utilized by the unit is

the utilization or impairment of resources owned

approved by both parties. 3.

2.

Recompensation document.

Prove of recompensation

performed rationally and mutually based on

by the community.

1.

Prove of recompensation where the value of the impairment of rights of ownership or resources owned by the community caused by the unit activity is approved by both parties.

S2.3

Forest utilization activities held by the

Identification of the various

Environmental

1.

Increasing the variety of

management unit are expected to provide

occupations created as to the

Impact Analyses

2.

economic resources for the

economic benefit to the local community such as

presence of the management unit.

document.

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1.


local community.

creating employment opportunities related to the

2.

Environmental

presence. The opportunity will increase the

Management Plan

choices of jobs for the community. The unit is also

(RKL) and

expected to develop an economic development

Environmental

program based on the local potentials.

Monitoring Plan (RPL) documents 3.

Diagnostic study document.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

S2.4

In forest utilization activities, the management

A sound environmental

unit must care about the impact of technology to

guarantee for the local

the environment, in terms of potential chemical

community.

contamination or air and noise pollution, etc. the unit must at least demonstrate some effort to

1.

2.

manage the impact.

SECONDARY

VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

Environmental

1.

Informant.

1.

Document study.

environmental program.

Impact Analyses

2.

Discussion group

2.

In-depth interview.

Environmental protection

document.

member.

3.

Group discussion.

3.

Observation.

4.

Observation.

Providing sound

from chemical pollution. 3.

METHOD OF

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

1.

2.

Environmental

Minimal noise disturbance

Management Plan

and good air quality.

(RKL) and Environmental Monitoring Plan (RPL) documents

Increase of variety and

Medical records in

1.

Informant.

1.

Document study

responsible to the community health status. The

quality of health services by

Community Health Centers

2.

Discussion group

2.

In-depth interview

responsibility is demonstrated in proactively

the unit for the community.

and the management unit.

member.

3.

Group discussion

S2.5

The management unit is expected to be

Assurance on community health status.

increase the health quality of the community,

1.

2.

Health services subsidy for

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3.

Observation.


the community.

cooperation with health authorities, and accessibility of health facility in the management

3.

unit.

Observation.

Coordination with local health authority.

1.

A planned general facility

1.

S2.6

The management unit supports the structuring of

Public facility for local

general facilities as part of the social obligation to

program for the local

community.

the community. This program is planned and pays

community.

2.

Participative planning

3.

close attention to problems and settlements

2.

within the community, local necessities, and participating the community in the planning and implementation of the program.

INDICATOR

4.

DEFINITION

3.

Diagnostic study

1.

Informant.

1.

Document study.

document.

2.

Observation.

2.

In-depth interview.

3.

Observation.

PMDH report. Prove of allocation

process and implementation.

and realization of

Description of general

budget for the

facility.

general facilities.

VERIFIER

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DATA & INFORMATION SECONDARY

PRIMARY

METHOD OF VERIFICATION/SAMPLING


1.

Conflict management

S2.7

The presence of a management unit will affect

Functioning the conflict

the social cultural life of a certain region. To

management process.

control the effects of its presence, the unit must

2.

Low criminal level.

develop a conflict management system where

3.

Low violence action.

4.

Low racial- or religion-based

conflict cases and potentials are discussed, settled and managed. The system must be

1.

Conflict settlement

Informant.

1.

Document study.

2.

In-depth interview.

Informant.

1.

Document study.

Discussion group

2.

In-depth interview.

member.

3.

Group discussion.

1.

Document study.

2.

In-depth interview.

document.

procedure 2.

Data on criminal acts (within the unit, police station, village, etc.).

conflicts.

performed by the unit and the procedure approved and accepted by the community. The procedure must consider the sense of fairness and balance in the negotiation process. It must also be open to all resolution alternatives, from tribe law, local consensus to formal regulations.

1.

Identification of diversified

S2.8

The presence of the management unit is

Creating and maintaining

expected not only submissively affect the

economic activities

productivity of the local

economic lives but must actively participate in

performed by the community

community.

developing community economics. The unit’s

before the presence of the

activity in community development is represented

unit.

in various programs in social administration

2.

frame.

1.

Diagnostic study

1.

document.

2.

2.

PMDH activity report

3.

Data on village potential.

Description of the effect of the presence of the unit in business productivity.

3.

Contribution of the unit toward the improvement of community welfare.

S2.9

Besides providing economic values to the

Substantial management

community, the presence of a management unit

unit contributions to the

must also provide an equal benefit to a wider

economic development in

extent. The contribution can be in the form of

the management unit area.

retribution and/or tax for regional development.

1.

2.

The amount of retribution/tax

Data on tax

for the area.

contribution and other

The amount of the unit's

retribution.

purchase in the local market. 3.

1.

The extent of the circulation

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2.

Other related document (purchase,

Informant.


Other contribution is a wider market in the region

of money in the unit area.

expenditure note,

surrounding the unit.

INDICATOR

etc.).

DEFINITION

S3.1

In running forest business, a management unit

Safety and health of

must pay attention to the health and safety of

workers.

workers such as providing health assurance

1.

Health and safety assurance

2.

The availability of work protection and security

that provides assurance on work safety, and first-

system and tools. 3.

protection of health and work safety must also include daily and collective workers.

SECONDARY

1.

system for workers.

facility, work protection instruments, regulations aid facilities. Besides for permanent workers, the

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

4.

2.

3.

VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

Jamsostek

1.

document.

2.

Informant.

1.

Document study.

Discussion group

2.

In-depth interview.

member.

3.

Group discussion.

3.

Observation.

4.

Observation.

Informant.

1.

Document study.

Group discussion

2.

In-depth interview.

member.

3.

Group discussion.

Work safety regulation instruction.

METHOD OF

Report on policlinic

Adequate health facility and

and worker medical

service for workers.

record.

Low accident level and sickness from work.

S3.2

As a part of the production unit, workers must be

Employment

1.

Labor involvement in

involved from the beginning in understanding

created and/or approved

agreement

2.

contract arrangement.

their rights and obligations. This is represented in

together.

document.

participating their representatives in the Labor

1.

2.

Employment agreement

The worker acknowledge

1.

2.

Organization

Union in the agreement arrangement process that

his/her rights and

structure of the

explains their position, rights and obligations in a

obligations.

management unit.

management unit. This agreement is a statement of the rights and obligations of workers and the management unit that binds the two parties and acts as a media to create a congenial industrial

3.

The worker acknowledge the

3.

KKB document

management unit

containing job

organization structure and

description, rights

his/her job description.

and obligations.

relations.

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Labor union

1.

Informant.

1.

Document study.

is democratic, permanent,

establishment

2.

Group discussion

2.

In-depth interview.

sustainable, and independent.

documents.

member.

3.

Group discussion

S3.3

As part of the workers’ right to articulate their

The presence of a labor union that

Assurance for freedom of

opinions, the management unit provides freedom

union.

to unite in a democratic, permanent, sustainable, independent manner and formed voluntarily. The

1.

2.

Related documents.

labor union will be a media for protecting and defending the rights and interest of the workers.

INDICATOR

DEFINITION

SECONDARY

The management unit must consider the workers

Employees’ Social

1.

Facilities supporting labor

as company asset. It should be represented in

insurance for workers and

Security (Jamsostek),

2.

welfare.

the procurement of welfare facilities in the

their family.

KKB document.

working area and homes.

2.

3.

The availability of health

Good housing and suitable

1.

2.

List of available

environment.

social and general

Religion, recreation,

facilities.

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VERIFICATION/SAMPLING

PRIMARY

S3.4

1.

METHOD OF

DATA & INFORMATION

VERIFIER

3.

Informant.

1.

Document study

Discussion group

2.

In-depth interview.

member.

3.

Group discussion.

Observation.

4.

Observation.


education and sports

3.

facilities. 4.

Other related documents.

Economic facilities such as, market, co-op, canteen, stores, etc.

S3.5

The unit management provides an open career

Description on employee structure

Career improvement

system for all employees based on potential and

system.

opportunity for all labor

achievements. The positions are based on

Plan (RKPHT)

force.

evaluation of capability, in a clear and

document

indiscriminating promotion system.

1.

Long Term Plantation

Informant.

Forest Management

2.

1.

Document study.

2.

In-depth interview.

1.

Document study.

2.

In-depth interview.

Annual Work Plan (RKT) document

3.

Employment regulations.

1.

Providing sustainable plans

S3.6

The management unit seriously conducts training

Enhancement of education

and skill development activities for all employees

to improve employees’

and skill for all labor force.

as part of employment capability and productivity

education and skill.

improvement program. The program can be

2.

performed in the unit or sending to another institution. The unit provides plans and

1.

Education and

Informant.

training plans. 2.

Prove of participation in a training program.

Prove of efforts in education and skill improvement.

3.

procedures for all employees to have the same

Number of employees participated in the training

opportunity.

and education program, type and frequency of training and education.

The amount of payment

1.

Employee wage list.

1.

Informant.

1.

Document study.

the management unit, for permanent, daily and

must be able to provide

2.

Regulation on

2.

Discussion group

2.

In-depth interview.

collective employees must meet local standards.

sufficient living according to

member.

3.

Group discussion.

S3.7

Pay and remuneration structure implemented by

Labor wage comply with local standard.

1.

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overtime, premium


local living standard.

The amount of money received must be able to provide sufficient living for the employee and the family according to local standard.

2.

Additional payment for overtime, premium, and achievement bonus.

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