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On 11 June 2022, Tropenbos Indonesia (TI), represented by Pak Edi Purwanto, has signed a Cooperation Agreement for Kuala Tolak, Kuala Satong and Laman Satong Villages development and empowerment with the Vice Regent of Ketapang District (Pak Farhan), Sustainable Director of PT. Kayung Agro Lestari (PT. KAL, Ibu Nunik Maharani Maulana), Director of Perkumpulan Mitra Pembangunan (PMP, Pak Donatus Rantan).
The Working Group for Indigenous Community Conservation Areas (ICCAs) in Indonesia - known as WGII - is now an established coalition of national CSOs, recognised as the leading platform for ICCA issues in Indonesia.
In Ketapang, Indonesia, fires keep recurring on drained peatlands, with devastating effects. Preventing them requires restoring water levels, but government officials, companies and farmers have long resisted this approach, fearing it would compromise the economy. In 2021, Tropenbos Indonesia managed to change their minds — a crucial first step towards structural fire prevention.
Support the achievement of a productive and sustainable landscape through governance programs that include strategies to improve food security, responsible use of forest and land, and mitigation and adaption to climate change