InfoSAWIT, BALIKPAPAN – Plantation Agency East Kalimantan Province did technical and administration socialization of Pengembangan Sumber Daya Manusia Perkebunan Kelapa Sawit (PSDM-PKS) or Human Resource (HR) Development of Palm Oil Plantation at Hotel Grand Tjokro Balikpapan, in the midst of August 2022.
Head of Plantation Agency East Kalimantan Province, Ujang Rachmad did appreciate Head of Livestock and Plantation Agency District of Paser that got the allocation of PSDM – PKS in 2021 and 2022. It is hoped, there would be knowledge and information sharing for other districts in the province. “The training for the planters or planters’ institutions could deliver skill and knowledge transfer for other regions that would improve palm oil development itself,” he said.
Ujang also admitted, HR development in palm oil plantation by delivering training and education could be the main investment and palm oil plantations would be remaining the future promising plantation sub sectors.
He also mentioned, the government has been running smallholders’ replanting program, developing HR, delivering infrastructure programs, improving the governance, institution, empowerment, fund, Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil, and renewable energy.
He thought, the programs would answer the challenges in productivity, downstream programs, indication of plantations in forest regions, KHG, legal, permit, business and conflict disruption, market access, negative campaign, and energy. Ujang thought, HR would play the important and strategic roles in palm oil production system.
In the meantime, Head of Livestock and Plantation Agency District of Paser, Djoko Bawono said, it needs training and education to get developing and increasing HR based on palm oil industrial needs. Besides the training is needed to escalate the planters/smallholders’ institutions to get equality and increase themselves. (T2)