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West Coast Ecologically Sustainable Tourism Project - WEST Project Sumatra
Develop an alliance among surf industry representatives in Indonesia, Australia and the United States (including Surfer Magazine and Billabong Odyssey), the nongovernmental organization Surfaid, and Conservation International, and launch a joint effort to promote conservation and sustainable economic development on Siberut Island.
Support the pilot phase of Equator Ventures, a partnership initiative with UNDP's Equator Initiative. Implement loan and technical assistance packages to small- to medium-sized enterprises benefiting biodiversity and local communities, and monitor biodiversity results.
Batang Gadis National Park Development and Management Support
Assist the local government and communities adjacent to the Batang Gadis National Park with creating a co-management regime, as well as exploring economic development opportunities that will help sustain conservation of the park’s biodiversity while bettering the lives of affected communities in northern Sumatra.
Asia Wildlife Trade Strategy Planning
Undertake consultations with Save The Tiger Fund, WildAid, and CEPF representatives regarding an Asia-wide strategy to more effectively address the threat of wildlife trade to biodiversity conservation.
Creation and Management of the Tesso Nilo Protected Area as a Centerpiece of Sumatra’s Tesso Nilo Bukit/Tigapuluh Conservation Corridor
Encourage federal and provincial governments to designate Tesso Nilo, a last stronghold of Sumatra’s fast-disappearing lowland forest, as a protected area and help to put in place a protected area management system endorsed and run by local stakeholders.
CANOPI: A Program to Unite and Strengthen the Conservation of the Bukit Barisan Selatan Landscape in Sumatra, Indonesia Through Information Building, Capacity Building and Management
Conserve the ecosystems of the Bukit Barisan Selatan landscape via training local people to monitor biodiversity and to both develop and implement an integrated management regime.
Facilitate the Establishment of the Tesso Nilo Conservation Forest
Facilitate the multi-stakeholder-driven development of Tesso Nilo as a conservation forest supported by local people and governments, a variety of donors and the international business community that utilizes paper and other products derived from Sumatra forests.
Workshop on Planning and Implementing Conservation Efforts in the Seulawah Ecosystem
Organize a workshop with local nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to reach a concensus on how NGOs will work together to conserve biodiversity in the Seulewah ecosystem of North Sumatra.
Workshop to Finalize Vision Map and Development of Project Design for Tesso Nilo Bukit Tiga Puluh (TNBT) Landscape
Support for a workshop in which key stakeholder organizations will come together in Tesso Nilo/Bukit Tigapuluh to finalize the creation of a consensus-made five-year vision map to guide CEPF investment in the region.