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Contract Award: Sustainable Forest and Biodiversity Management in Borneo

LTS has been contracted to provide Technical Assistance to the Sustainable Forest and Biodiversity Management in Borneo.

This programme is designed to assist the Government of the Republic of Indonesia in enhancing conservation and sustainable forest and biodiversity in the Heart of Borneo (HOB) – Indonesia a as well as improving the prosperity of local communities living in the region.

In pursuing these goals, ADB and the Government of Indonesia have agreed to set up a three year programs of capacity building related to sustainable forest and biodiversity management, pilot model of Reducing Emission from Forest Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) and Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) located within the community forest in the Forest Management Unit (FMU) of the District of Kapuas Hulu and District of Malinau.

The programme with also involves capacity building. Capacity Building programmes will cover Nunukan and Melawi districts, and other districts in HOB region. At the end of the TA, both ADB and the Government of Indonesia expect to exhibit the improvement of community wellbeing and enhancement of knowledge and strong attitude toward sustainable forest and biodiversity management within selected communities in the region.

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Service areas:
redd
FLEGT
climate change
m&E
water
ecosystems