ESFM for Strengthening sustainability in commodity and food-crop value chains, land restoration and land use governance through integrated landscape management for multiple benefits in Indonesia (FOLUR IP Country Project)
Aug 27, 2020
This Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) has been prepared in support of a project proposal entitled “Strengthening sustainability in commodity and food-crop value chains, land restoration and land use governance through integrated landscape management for multiple benefits in Indonesia (FOLUR IP country project)” (the project) by the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs/Government of Indonesia to the Global Environment Facility (GEF). The project is supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) in its role as a GEF Implementing Agencies. Its purpose is to assist in the assessment of potential environmental and social impacts. The Framework forms the basis upon which Environmental and Social Management Plan(s) will be developed, so it will ensure full compliance with the requirements of UNDP’s Social and Environmental Standards. This ESMF also details the roles and responsibilities for its implementation and includes a framework for a Grievance Mechanism, budget, and monitoring and evaluation plans. The ESMP will implemented by the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs, and overseen by the UNDP Project Coordinator and Project Officer, and monitored throughout the duration of the project.
Preliminary analysis and screening conducted during the project development phase via UNDP’s Social and Environment Screening Procedure (SESP) identified potential social and environmental risks associated with project activities. The screening procedure established that the project is rated as being of High risk, and that the identified social and environmental risks’ impacts are manageable through identified mitigation measures detailed in the SESP report. The Lead Implementing Partner of this project is the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs and will partner with BAPPENAS, Ministry of Agriculture, and Ministry of Environment and Forestry.
The project’s overall aim is to reduce rates of agriculture-driven deforestation and biodiversity loss and to establish a sustainable system of land-use planning to guide future land development activities across five selected landscapes in Indonesia. The project is part of an innovative approach towards reducing the rates of agricultural driven deforestation and biodiversity loss and to establish a sustainable system of land-use planning to guide future land development activities. The project will work towards achieving this objective by introducing various measures and approaches for improvement of the major agricultural commodities within these regions, as well as within existing conservation areas.
The full ESFM document in English and Bahasa language can be downloaded from Download Section.
For additional information, please contact:
UNDP Indonesia Country Office • Menara Thamrin 7-9th Floor, Jl. MH Thamrin Kav. 3, Jakarta 10250