There are two main activities performed on October 2011: Tree Audit in Pati Management Unit and Trees4Trees Participation in the Workshop on Establishing Social Dimension Analysis Method (part of Community Based Commercial Forestry Research).
1. Tree Audit in Pati Management Unit
On October 2011, Trees4Trees held tree audit for 2008/2009 planting period. The audit was delivered by Trees4Trees auditors: Sri Widodo and Tangguh Agustian Wijaya. Objective of the audit:
a. Identifying tree condition planted in 2008 and 2009
b. Identifying challenges during planting

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Trees4Trees agreed to implement a collaborative research with Division of Research and Development of Ministry of Forestry. Objective of the research was to identify precise number of wood needed by national industry. While Trees4Trees focused the research in the requirement of wood for industry in Java Island.

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Social Impact Assessment (SIA) consists of several steps, started with social indicator, secondly, data collection, then analysis, continued with social mapping and finally ended with monitoring. It is expected that community where the program/activity delivered will get maximum positive impact and minimum negative impact in social aspect. Same as SIA, Environmental Impact Assessment implemented as an effort to maximize positive impact and minimize negative impact of a program/activity to a community and its surrounding environment.

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Production activity went from January to September 2011. The product acquired mostly Sengon, Mahogany and Teak. The harvesting process was supervised by Trees4Trees or/with local coordinator. Considering the extensive location, more time was required. This time described the continuous process after the timber cut and observation by Trees4Trees.

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Checking the spring of Pucung Mudina

During this period, Trees4Trees™ performed Social and Environmental Impact Assessment. The objective of environmental assessment was to identify positive and negative impact that have resulted from program activity towards surrounding environment.

Result of the assessment is Environmental Impact Assessment, Social Impact Assessment and High Conservation Value Report.

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ACIAR cooperated with Trees4Trees to conduct research entitled 'Overcoming Constraints to Community Based Commercial Forestry in Indonesia.' In the cooperation, ACIAR will make use Pati Management Unit as one of research locations until December 2014, together with other locations developed by other parties, such Gunung Kidul, Bulukumba, Konawe and Sumbawa. The objective of the research:
Analyzing social dimension of Community-based Commercial Forestry (CBCF) and design a framework for assessing its benefit for community who joined the program;

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Eastern and Western Region Meeting
On May 2011, Trees4Trees organized Eastern and Western Region Meeting. Topic of the meeting was internal consolidation among Field Coordinators, review of planting activity and its challenge until 2010 and progress of Trees4Trees activity, especially production, also plan to carry out research with other parties.
The meetings were organized consecutively, started with Eastern Region Meeting on May 3rd to May 4th 2011 in Semarang, continued with Western Region Meeting on May 11th to May 12th 2011 in Baturraden, Banyumas District.

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MoU signings were held at Giling Village and Jrahi Village, Management Unit Pati. It was aimed to strengthen commitment of both parties, Trees4Trees and farmer group.

Planning Manager of Trees4Trees, Mr. Munhaji and farmer group leader of Giling Village signed the MoU with farmer group also signed by Head of Village and Area Manager. On the other occasion, MoU signing was held at Jrahi Village. This was performed at village hall of Jrahi.

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Explaining the use of GPS

Community forestry was introduced to villagers in Klumpit village, Pati district, and in Kalikidang, Banyumas district. A Forestry Management Unit , the basic management unit of a certified forest, was established in Klumpit.

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Trees4Trees Participation in IFFINA Fair
During the IFFINA fair, Trees4Trees presented various information on programs delivered, introducing retailer, supplier and distributor about the benefit of becoming member of Trees4Trees. Public also aware of importance of replacing trees which exploited for furniture products.
As result of the participation, some foreign buyers and retailers contacted Trees4Trees and expressed their interest to become member of Trees4Trees.

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