Establishment & Management of Nantu National Park, Gorontalo Province, Sulawesi
Dr Lynn Clayton
University of Oxford, WildCRU
Host Country Institutions:
Gorontalo local government, Gorontalo University, YANI - Yayasan Adudu Nantu Internasional
To establish the Nantu National Park as a beacon of sound rain forest management and sustainable development for Indonesia.
A functioning and protected rain forest national park of 52,000 hectares.
Short, medium and long-term park management plans developed using participatory processes.
Enhanced sustainable livelihood options for local communities around the Nantu National Park.Nantu Management Council established; strengthened local organizations, trained local individuals and a self-sufficient NGO equipped to manage the Nantu National Park beyond the lifetime of donor assistance.
The results of participatory research programmes orientated to alternative livelihoods and to Sulawesi's endangered biodiversity.
A local stakeholder forum to ensure full dialogue with all stakeholder groups.
Extensive dissemination of lessons learned.
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