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Sustainable Forest and Biodiversity Management in Borneo (ADB TA 8331-INO)

30 Mar 2017 | EmailKirim Teman

In 2014 the Government of Indonesia and ADB has agreed to strengthen the concept of the Heart of Borneo (HoB) through the establishment of the project on Sustainable Forest and Biodiversity Management in Borneo (TA 8331-INO).

The project aims to improve local capacity in managing natural resources of the area for the prosperity of the community and establishing Payment of Ecosystem Services (PES), including REDD+ pilot areas in two villages (desa) within the HoB: Nanga Lauk Village in the District of Kapuas Hulu (West Kalimantan) and Punan Adiu Village in the District of Malinau (North Kalimantan).

Funding for the project was obtained from GEF, Climate Change Fund and Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund. Project’s period is between the year of 2015-2017.

A forested area of 17,000 ha in the Punan Adiu Village, in the District of Malinau was long established by the customary of Punan to a Legaman (protected) Forest. Village forest of approximately 1400 ha in Nanga Lauk Village where ADB TA 8331-INO is working to exercise the Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+)

Morning school in Nanga Lauk Village. ADB through its livelihood programs under TA 8331-INO is working to improve the prosperity of the community living in the village

ADB TA 8331-INO along with the Punan community is working to implement the concept of PES and REDD+ for the future sustainable livelihood and financial improvement.

Common transportation for the community living in the HoB area.  The forest area in HoB is extremely important for supporting the four main catchment areas and biodiversity habitat in Kalimantan; Kayan Mentarang National Park, Betung Kerihun National Park, Schwanner-Müller Protected Area and Bukit Baka-Bukit Raya National Park.

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