EPASS Project Board Meeting 2018

EPASS Project Board Meeting 2018

by November 28, 2018

On November 22, 2018, Project of Enhancing the Protected Area System in Sulawesi for Biodiversity Conservation (EPASS) held as Board Meeting in Bogor, province of Jawa Barat. Director of Information Management of nature Conservation (Direktur Pemolaan Informasi dan Konservasi Alam (PIKA) ), Ir Listya Kusumawardhani MSc attended by representing General Director of Conservation of Natural Resources and Ecosystem (KSDAE) for Ministry of Environment and Forestry Republic of Indonesia (Kementerian LHK RI).

Board meeting was also followed by Director of Loans and Grants from Ministry of Finance Republic of Indonesia (Direktur Pinjaman dan Hibah Kementerian Keuangan), Director of Forestry and Water Resources Conservation (Direktur Kehutanan dan Konservasi Sumber Daya Air), representatives from Ministry of Internal Affairs (Kementerian Dalam Negeri), Chief of Nationa Park Sites (Kepala Balai Besar TN Lore Lindu, Kepala Taman Nasional Bogani Nani Wartabone), Chief of BKSDA Sulawesi Utara from province of Sulawesi Utara, UNDP, PMU E-PASS and FCU from project locations.

20181122_141027Director of PIKA, on behalf of General Director of KSDAE opened the Meeting and delivered the speeches and directions related to the Project Board Meeting (PBM) EPASS 2018. In her opening speeches, Mrs Listya suggested the Project Board Meeting at least once a year. Since EPASS Project launched from 2015, this has been the third Project Board Meeting after those in 2016 and 2017.

Project Board Meeting clinched Strategic Roles in EPASS Project as a media for Coordination among government institutions (central and regional); directing policies towards Project Management for achieving project targets accordingly; decision making on problem solving activities during the EPASS excecution process; monitoring and evaluating on EPASS Project accomplishments and contributing input from presented stakeholders.

Project Board Meeting 2018 produced decisions for next Project Improvement (FX)