IDH Indonesia runs 8 different sector programs and 3 landscape program. The Pulp & Paper, Palm Oil and Tropical Timber programs were recently integrated into the landscape program. Other programs will continue their sector-level efforts but are also playing an active role in different focus landscapes.
The most important highlights and key achievements per program were:
- Palm Oil: a solid pipeline of projects was built, covering about 20,000 farmers on 40,000 ha. The first projects started implementation. Strategic partnerships with private companies and governments were built for the development of sustainable supply sheds in Aceh and South Sumatra.
- Pulp & Paper: a project for protecting and conserving 41,480 ha of peatland and mangrove forest started implementation; baseline studies and management plans for new forest management projects were completed; and agreements were made with APP and APRIL to work on landscape and fire management, integration of the HCS approach and clean manufacturing.
- Tropical Timber: 185,330 hectares of tropical forest concessions were certified by the end of 2015 and a significant pipeline was built for certification in 2016
- Coffee: The Sustainable Coffee Platform Indonesia (SCOPI) was established and developed a national curriculum for training farmers on sustainable agricultural practices. In 5 field level projects, more than 29,000 farmers were trained.
- Cocoa: 5,906 cocoa farmers received training and 9,035 obtained certification; the Cocoa Sustainability Partnership (CSP) expanded its membership and activities; a taskforce on Agri-Finance was established.
- Spices: Three pilot projects supported farmers to achieve certification, and improve productivity and quality of their products. More than 4,000 farmers were trained, and almost 10,000 ha of spices fields were under sustainable management practices.
- Aquaculture: at the end of 2015, the program reached up to 11,500 farmers and workers, accounting for the responsible production of 46,000 MT shrimp ; supports for Aceh Aquaculture Initiative has led to the transformation of the cooperative in which it is now receives direct support, partly, from a commercial financial institution.
- Updates on the three Indonesian landscapes: Aceh, West-Kalimantan and South Sumatra, you will find on the respective landscape pages.
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