Conservation of Lesan River Forest, Indonesia

FCF is seeking funding for the following activities:

  1. Plant fruit trees for primates in the buffer zone bordering the forest and villages, to reduce the risk of conflict between humans and wildlife
  2. Implement a community ranger programme in partnership with the government protected area management agency
  3. Invest in livestock farming with local villages, to ensure sustainable livelihoods and reduce the pressure on forests for bushmeat hunting
  4. Develop eco-tourism and community education programmes
    US1.1 million will fully fund this project for three years.