Collaborative conservation of critical Kerinci-Seblat National Park buffer zone forest
FFI - Fauna and Flora International, FFI - Fauna and Flora International
Host Country Institutions:
Lembaga Tiga Beradik, ICRAF - International Centre for Research in Agriculture, Alliansi Konservasi Alam Raya (AKAR) Network, Departments of Forestry of Merangin and Sarolangun Districts, Kerinci Seblat National Park (KSNP) Management Authority
To develop and implement a new model of collaborative forest management that will empower forest edge communities to secure legal protection, and participate in the management, of the biodiversity-rich forest resources and ecosystem services on which they depend; facilitate local understanding of, and access, to sustainable and equitable finance streams; and transfer the skills necessary to empower local NGOs to replicate the approach.