Tagged with "West Kalimantan – Indonesia"

  • IDH 2020 Annual Report: Sustainable Business Models Delivering Impact

    In 2020 the pandemic hit the world hard. Especially the most vulnerable groups, and showed us how important it is to shift the economy to benefit producers, workers…

    IDH 2020 Annual Report: Sustainable Business Models Delivering Impact
  • Multi-stakeholder recognition of biodiversity value protects ecological corridors in Indonesia

    Palm oil companies, IDH, civil society and other stakeholders committed to protecting Essential Ecosystem Areas in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. In 2020, this was put to the test, and the partnerships were successful.

    Multi-stakeholder recognition of biodiversity value protects ecological corridors in Indonesia
  • Case Study: Village Forest Model, West Kalimantan, Indonesia

    In Kubu Raya district, West Kalimantan, sustainable farming was catalysed through the innovative “village forest” business model developed by IDH. This was the first phase of a EUR 6-million loan,…

    Case Study: Village Forest Model, West Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • Why forest-based carbon trading is poised to go mainstream

    Ten years after it dropped off the sustainability radar, voluntary forest-based carbon trading is finally poised to get off the ground for real. We believe it can have a key role in safeguarding the future of our planet.

    Why forest-based carbon trading is poised to go mainstream
  • Press Release: Cargill Tropical Palm and IDH working together to help independent Indonesian palm oil smallholders increase yields sustainably

    More than 8,900 independent smallholders to be trained in good agricultural practice as part of Cargill’s commitments to smallholder inclusion Jakarta, 30 September 2020 – Cargill has signed an…

    Press Release: Cargill Tropical Palm and IDH working together to help independent Indonesian palm oil smallholders increase yields sustainably
  • Green Recovery Commitments: Practical Measures for Action

    A green recovery from COVID-19 will take a global effort. IDH and Conservation International put forward a number of recommendations for how to best leverage COVID-19 economic recovery support packages in the land use sector for the benefit of people and the planet.

    Green Recovery Commitments: Practical Measures for Action
  • An inside look into how IDH convenes stakeholders for sustainable landscapes

    A recent study has revealed a number of issues in the field of integrated landscape approaches. The researchers found that insufficient attention is paid to power relations in cross-sectorial…

    An inside look into how IDH convenes stakeholders for sustainable landscapes
  • Papua and West Papua, Indonesia

      Papua and West Papua have enormous potential. As the third-largest tropical forest area in the world, both provinces promise to be our last remaining tool for climate change mitigation. …

    Papua and West Papua, Indonesia
  • Honey farms in West Kalimantan enjoy increased demand during COVID-19

    The demand for honey produced by Padang Tikar village forest in Kubu Raya district, West Kalimantan (Indonesia) has increased by 500% during the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents of populous West Java and East Java have increased their consumption of honey, vitamin C and D3 as they believe this will boost their immune system. The honey is produced by Indonesian villagers who took up honey farming in 2018 as part of a community-based forest management initiative.

    Honey farms in West Kalimantan enjoy increased demand during COVID-19
  • Ketapang Pioneers the first Jurisdictional PPI Compact of West Kalimantan Landscape

    On October 29, District of Ketapang in West Kalimantan Province, Indonesia, has signed an agreement with key stakeholders to promote sustainable production, forest protection and smallholders’ inclusion. The Compact, designed…

    Ketapang Pioneers the first Jurisdictional PPI Compact of West Kalimantan Landscape