Forest Programme IV: F.S. Reforestation/Watershed Management South/West Sulawesi

Detailed description of project:

Germany supports Indonesia in its efforts to harmonize economic development with the protection of the climate and natural resources. In the focal area “Climate Protection” the cooperation is oriented on national, regional and sectorial climate action plans.

KfW finances activities of the national power company PLN (Persero) to expand renewable energies to meet the increasing power demand of the country. Among others, the provision is made for the rehabilitation and expansion of the Hydropower Plant Bakaru in South Sulawesi (project denominated “Bakaru II”). The specific problem of heavy sedimentation volume in the Mamasa River - for which the causes are assumed to derive from upstream land-use practices - requires adequate upstream measures.

Mamasa, one of the poorest districts on the island of Sulawesi, is the primary focus of the project. The proposed project area has development potential, which is still dormant or underexplored—namely, forest production and small and medium timber industries, coffee-, cocoa-, fruits- and vegetable growing, non-timber forest products and eco-tourism.

The Feasibility Study aims at designing a feasible project, focussing on integrated watershed management and reforestation activities, expected to contribute to a reduction of erosion and release of sediments that are depositing in the reservoirs of the existing Bakaru Dam I and the planned Bakura Dam II.

Type of services provided:

  • Sector and problem analysis;
  • Project participants/ Stakeholder and target group analysis;
  • Analysis of the main causes for land degradation and extent of areas;
  • Conflict analysis based on the current land use and potential land use conflicts in the project region;
  • Elaboration of a forest rehabilitation strategy for eligible zones, including the Potentials for natural rehabilitation;
  • Definition of measures and project activities;
  • Analysis of the technical feasibility and economic viability of the project activities at the local level;
  • Elaboration of a cost-benefit and risk analysis of the different analysed implementation pilots and different scenarios;
  • Definition of Institutional arrangements and project management structures;
  • Climate relevant analysis (Adaptation and Mitigation);
  • Impact, sustainability and risk analysis for the project;
  • Detailed cost calculation.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry
BMZ through KfW
02/2016 – 09/2016
Contract value:
199,990  €