Indonesian TCA Certificate

Terrestrial Carbon Accounting Certificate program in Indonesia

Dates for 2018: August – September 2018 (precise dates pending)

Duration: 12 days

Location: Bogor, West Java, Indonesia

Hosted and taught by: Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) Indonesia

National partner: the Center for Climate Risk and Opportunity Management Southeast Asia and Pacific (CCROM)

Description: The Terrestrial Carbon Accounting Certificate program is an intensive session to comprehensively instruct learners in the advanced skills needed to effective measure, report, and manage emissions and removals in the forest and land-use sector. The program in Indonesia has been designed in consultation with government to emphasize the skills, methodologies, and examples that will prepare learners for technical TCA work in Indonesia with the government or for private sector compliance. The program designers have worked in close consultation with the Government of Indonesia to support the country’s National Communications to the UNFCCC, and have firsthand familiarity with the technical skills and processes employed. The instructors for each course are highly-published and well-respected academics in the course area. Includes special lectures by current and former high-level-officials from the Government of Indonesia. The program applies advanced pedagogy and “hybrid” learning approaches for maximum impact. The competency-based program is career-focused and includes a professional development for Certificate recipients.






  1. Science and Policy Context
  2. GIS/Remote Sensing
  3. 2006 IPCC Guidelines and Land Classification
  4. Data Collection and Field Methods
  5. Statistics for Terrestrial Carbon Accounting
  6. Communication of Results


Price: IDR 10,000,000


Fieldwork: The In Class Lecturer will be for 9 days located in Graduate School, IPB Bogor. And the Field Work trip will be for 3 days and 3 nights located in Gunung Walat, Sukabumi


Scholarships:  CCROM will provide Partly Scholarship for maximum 15 participants (first comes first serve). Scholarship Participants only needs to pay half of the training price (IDR 5,000,000). Selection of scholarship candidates will be very selective, based on competitive basis and background of the candidates.


Training Fees Includes:

  • Course tuition fees
  • Examination fees
  • Registration fees
  • Fieldwork fees
  • Seminar Kit & Certificates
  • In Class training – Foods (2x coffee break and lunch) during in-class lecturer for 9 days in Graduate School IPB
  • Fieldwork – Lodging, transport and foods (coffee break, lunch, dinner) for 3 days and 3 nights stay during fieldwork activities in Gunung Walat


Training Fees Do Not Include:

  • Accommodation and Transport during 9 days In Class training


Accreditation proposed by: IPB, The Carbon Institute




  • A current résumé or curriculum vitae (CV) and latest pictures
  • Complete online Registration Form:
  • Letter of recommendation from your Supervisor or Dean/Head of Department for students, includes statement of commitment to participate in 2 weeks training
  • Have a background in environmental, biological, forestry
  • Have basic knowledge of (a) basic GIS/remote sensing and (b) math and statistics
  • Able to communicate in English (Speaking, writing, and listening)



  • Meet all requirements and qualifications stated on General Participants
  • Provide scanned copy of transcript. Please ensure that all transcripts are readable and properly scanned.
  • Applicants must include an essay of 500-700 words that clearly states their purpose and plan in undertaking a certificate program in Bahasa Indonesia or English. The essay must be written by the applicant. Any essay found to have been written by anyone other than the applicant, or plagiarized from other published materials, will be withdrawn from consideration.
  • Following the interview process


Application process: (tentative)

  • Registration (first come first serve)
  • Selection process
  • Interview for scholarship students
  • Acceptance announcement
  • Administration and training fees
  • Training schedule



The application process will be by Online Application. All required documents must be submitted together through online application at



Course Instructor
Science and Policy Context Rizaldi Boer (coordinator)

Nur Masripatin

Upik Rosalina

Tania June

Carbon Modeling through GIS/Remote Sensing Lilik Budi Prasetyo (coordinator)

M. Ardiansyah

Bambang Dwi Dasanto

I Putu Santikayasa

Adi Rakhman

2006 IPCC Guidelines and Land Classification M. Ardiansyah (coordinator)

I Wayan Susi Dharmawan

Teddy Rusolono

Gito Sugih Immanuel

Rizaldi Boer

Field Methods and Data Collection Teddy Rusolono (coordinator)

Tatang Tiryana

Lailan Syaufina

Fahmuddin Agus


I Wayan Susi Dharmawan

TCA Statistics Paian Sianturi (coordinator)

Tatang Tiryana

Teddy Rusolono

Rizaldi Boer

Analysis and Communication of Results Rizaldi Boer (coordinator)

Hari Wibowo

Belinda Margono

M. Ardiansyah