Pangkalan Bun – PT Korintiga Hutani collaborated with the community to plant trees, as well as to celebrate Indonesia’s Tree Planting day, in the Rimba Aruta Berkah community plantation forest (HTR) , Pangkut Village, North Arut Sub-District, West Kotawaringin on Thursday, 28 November, 2019.
The tree planting activity was carried out in 8 hectares HTR land with Eucalyptus Pellita tree species, while for starters, the tree planting began in 2 hectares of land, with 1600 seeds planted for each hectare.
There were approximately 400 persons attended this activity, included the community from farmer groups, employees, and the directors of PT Korintiga Hutani.
PT Korintiga Hutani Director Jong Seo Yeoung said that today’s event was a special event, because it is the first time for a joint event of planting trees being held outside the Korindo concession area, namely on community land, in Pangkut Administrative Village area.
“The land used as the tree planting event location is purely owned by the community, which has not been utilized by its owner. At this moment, we are working together with the land owner to utilize the idle land with partnership system,” he said.
This too, as a form of concern and social responsibilty in order to encourage community empowerment, and utilize vacant area.
“We hope that this partnership system like this could be an example, for partnership cooperation on vacant land that has not been utilized,” he hoped.
In addition, Aswadi the Manager of Planting and Maintenance Division from PT KTH said that the maintenance would be undertaken by the company, and the outcome would be for the community.
“Those trees will be harvested in 6 years, and the results will genuinely for the community,” he said.
Source : kumparan.com