Kresno Santosa

Provisionally licensed assessor
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Licensed assessor since 7 January 2015

Assessor performance

1 satisfactory report, 1 unsatisfactory report, 3 reports under review. Qualified to lead HCV assessments and HCV-HCSA assessments.


Kresno Dwi Santosa, Master Science on Natural Resources and Environmental Management from Bogor Agricultural University 1999. I have long experience working in the conservation issues in Indonesia with national and International institution. Working with National Development and Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) from 2000 - 2003 as Project Assistant on the Indonesian Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (IBSAP) funded by Global Environmental Facility and World Bank. 2003 - 2007 working with Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) as a Project Officer. Joint with Tropenbos International Indonesia Program(TBI) as a Forest Management Specialist and HCV Coordinator. During working with (TBI) I involved with Consortium Revision Toolkit HCVF Indonesia to develop National Interpretation of HCVF Global Toolkit 2003 and finally TBI has published of "Guidance HCVA assessment in Indonesia, 2008. Since published the guidance I actively to socialization to wider stakeholder through HCV regular and in-house training, HCV assessment based on invitation with partnership scheme. TBI promoted HCV Assessment at the landscape scale as a the best approach to do HCV assessment. Working with Sonokeling Akreditas Nusantara, private consultant firm focused in the HCV assessment and Social Impact Assessment as a HCV Team Leader. I have a long experience to conduct HCV Assessment, mainly in the oil palm plantation with several oil palm company in Indonesia


, Social economic and cultural survey and participatory rural appraisal Conduct survey HCV full assessment at the Kampar Peninsula Landscape Conduct survey HCV at the landscape level to evaluate effectively implementation of HCV Assessment at the landscape level : case study in Pawan Basin , Participatory rural appraisal, Participatory mapping, Socio-economic survey methods , GIS
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)
Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO), mandatory certification standard decided by Government of Indonesia based on Ministry of Agricultural Letter (SK) No. 19/Permentan/OT.140/3/2011, 29 March 2011 about “Guideline of Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil / ISPO”.


Southeastern Asia


Language English (Good working proficiency)
Language Bahasa Indonesia (Native or bilingual proficiency)