Overview of Forest Monitoring and Measurement Systems

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry issued the ministerial regulation No. 70/2017 on the procedure for the implementation of REDD, role of conservation, sustainable management of forest and enhancement of forest carbon stocks. It also regulated MRV for REDD+. The regulation stated, among other, that measurement should take place at least biennially, the use of independent verifier, and put in place registry system. The East Kalimantan Government is in the process of establishing its MRV system following the national regulation. The system will be linked to the national MRV of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry. The verification of emission reduction will involve an independent verifier apart than relevant staff of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry.

Total Forest Carbon
934 M MtC
Reference Levels and Targets
Deforestation Reference Rate
863 km²/yr 2015 - 2020
Potential Annual CO₂ Avoided [1]
18 tCO₂eq
Rio Branco Declaration Deforestation Reduction Goal [2]
173 km²/yr 2020
Deforestation Dynamics Monitoring
Deforestation Rates [3]
Provisional ER Program Target
Rio Branco Declaration, based on National FREL
Ministry of Environment and Forestry 2018