Projects

Ongoing and completed projects in Country

Kanoppi 2: Developing and promoting market-based agroforestry options and integrated landscape management for... ( Apr 2017 to Jun 2021 )
Background Building on previous achievements of Kanoppi phase 1, this second phase will concentrate on the expansion of market-based agroforestry and the development of integrated landscape management in the poorest provinces of eastern Indonesia and in the...

Indonesian Rural Economic Development

Jan 2016 to Jun 2018

In the eastern part of Sumba Island in Nusa Tenggara Timur Province, Indonesia, 30 existing agroforestry demonstration trials in seven villages are being assessed by World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF...

Locally-appropriate Mitigation Actions in Indonesia

Jan 2013 to Dec 2017

Background Indonesia's per capita emissions come mostly from conversion of peat land and forests to other uses, meaning that changes to development planning are needed, amongst other measures. Land-...

Green Economy and Locally Appropriate Mitigation in Indonesia

Nov 2014 to Oct 2017

Green Economy and Locally Appropriate Mitigation in Indonesia is a joint program of the World Agroforestry Centre with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the...

Participatory Monitoring by Civil Society of Land-use Planning for Low-emissions Development Strategies

Jan 2013 to Jun 2017

BackgroundThe Indonesian Government has shown serious commitment and taken a leading role in fostering global climate-change mitigation. It is articulated through an ambitious target of reducing...

Agroforestry and Forestry in Sulawesi: Linking Knowledge with Action

Mar 2012 to Jun 2017

Background The island of Sulawesi, home to numerous and diverse animal and plant species found nowhere else in the world, is also facing numerous challenges:Farmers mostly rely on a limited...

Climate-smart, Tree-based, Co-investment in Adaptation and Mitigation in Asia

Mar 2014 to Mar 2017

Project goals and rationaleSmallholding farmers in Asia and the Pacific are exposed to financial and environmental risks from changes to the climate and their vulnerability is increased owing to weak...

ASEAN-Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change, Phase 2

Jan 2014 to Dec 2016

 Background Very large numbers of rural households in Viet Nam earn much of their incomes from selling timber products. Growing pressures on agricultural lands lead to forest extraction and...

Protecting biodiversity through improved community forest management and agroforestry

Jan 2013 to Dec 2015

ObjectiveThe purpose of the project is to establish community-driven, sustainable forest management and agroforestry systems to maintain biodiversity and other environmental services, buffer habitat...

Gender-specific appreciation of landscape multi-functionality
Sep 2015
A landscape is both a physical and a social unit, where socio-ecological systems interact. Social systems in fact, underpin differential preferences and expectations of stakeholders on landscape...

Impacts of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation and Enhancing Carbon Stocks (IREDD+)
May 2015
left: Participatory land use mapping using 3D-models in the China study site; center: Research team with villagers of Manlin; right: Community-based monitoring of biomass of IREDD+ in...

Review of methodologies to support the implementation of reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (...
May 2015
The project focuses on the methodologies for estimating GHG emissions and carbon stock changes resulting from deforestation and degradation and establishing baseline levels.Its specific objectives:...

Southeast Asian Network for Agroforestry Education

Jan 1999 to May 2015

The Southeast Asian Network for Agroforestry (SEANAFE) is a network of 85 member institutions in five country networks; in Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.Since 1999, SEANAFE has...

Evidence Based Forestry (EBF) Systematic Review of Long Fallow Swidden Systems in Southeast Asia. A Longitudinal...

Mar 2014 to Jan 2015

Background:Swidden fallow systems have recently been described as ‘living landscapes’, where the interlinkages between forest, farm and land support livelihoods and the potential to sequester carbon...

Sustainable livelihood options and carbon rights as basis for efficient and fair emission reduction in the Central...

Jan 2000 to Dec 2012

Kalimantan Forests and Climate Partnership (KFCP) is a new initiative in the form of pilot projects to demonstrate effective ways of reducing emission from peatlands through REDD scheme. The...

Rewards for, use of and shared investment in pro-poor environmental services, phase 2

Oct 2008 to Sep 2012

BackgroundAsia is emerging as the main engine of economic growth in the world. Despite this new-found wealth, two-thirds of the Earth's poor still live in this region. Efforts to protect the natural...

Accountability and Local Level Initiative to Reduce Emission from Deforestation and Degradation in Indonesia

Jan 2009 to Dec 2011

Main activitiesDevelopment of national carbon accounting and monitoring systems that are in compliance with Tier 3 IPCC reporting guidelines;Development of technical capacities at (sub)national...

Improving economic outcomes for smallholders growing teak in agroforestry systems in Indonesia (ACIAR-Teak)

Jan 2007 to Dec 2011

BackgroundTeak production and furniture manufacture is a major industry in Java, with about 1.5 million households in the region currently growing teak. Although teak has a high value, smallholder...

The carbon footprint and opportunity cost of oil palm production in Indonesia

May 2009 to Apr 2011

ActivitiesSince the project's inception in 2009, we liaised with the Indonesian Palm Oil Commission to develop the research design, plan activities and assign responsibilities and held a workshop...

Toward a biodiverse rubber estate: quick biodiversity survey of Bridgestone Sumatra Rubber Estate, North Sumatra,...

Nov 2010 to Mar 2011

ObjectiveThis project will assess the biodiversity of the Bridgestone Sumatra Rubber Estate and surrounding smallholder plantations, gathering and analysing data essential for any future planning to...

Human livelihoods, ecosystem services and the habitat of the Sumatran orangutan: rapid assessment in Batang Toru and...

Apr 2010 to Feb 2011

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), in collaboration with PanEco and Yayasan Ekosistem Lestari, conducted a rapid assessment of carbon stock and carried out spatial, livelihoods and cost-benefit...

Efficient and fair ways of avoiding carbon emissions in Indonesia's forest margins: next steps in negotiation...

Apr 2008 to Dec 2010

BackgroundThe forests of Indonesia are contested territory: with only 10% legally state forest out of the 63% of Indonesia that is considered functional forest lands, more than half of the country is...

Power relations and REDD: unpacking 'carbon rights' and addressing the question of legality in Indonesia

Oct 2009 to Nov 2010

BackgroundIn Indonesia, the question of legality has been at the centre of the debate on sustainable forest management and forest law enforcement over the past 10 years. The World Agroforestry Center...

Expand community-based natural resources and environmental services management links with poverty reduction, markets,...

Sep 2009 to Aug 2010

ObjectiveThe goal was to link scientific knowledge with action to help Konsepsi improve land tenure, water supply, agroforestry, community activities, gender equity and markets. The skills of...

Eco-certified natural rubber from sustainable rubber agroforests in Sumatra, Indonesia

Jul 2009 to Jun 2010

Potential of eco-certification of rubber agroforestryQuality remains the most important aspect of natural rubber for most companies though there is already a demand from both the consumer and the...

TUL-SEA - Trees in multi-Use Landscapes in South East Asia

May 2007 to Apr 2010

TUL-SEA - Trees in multi-Use Landscapes in South East AsiaContact(s):Diah WulandariTimeframe:May 2007 - April 2010Funding:Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ); Deutsche...

Are conditional and realistic REDD mechanisms feasible in Berau district, East Kalimantan? Carbon emissions from LULUCF...

Jan 2009 to Dec 2009

The project aims to assist stakeholders of Berau districts in their preparedness to operate a REDD scheme and therefore provide some demonstrable operational REDD scheme to nation-wide forest carbon...

Carbon emissions and socio-economic impacts of biofuel production from oil palm in Indonesia: A pilot study

Dec 2008 to Dec 2009

This proposed study is targeted to contribute to the international debate on the ecological impacts of biofuel production from oil palm, particularly looking at the carbon footprints from the...

Agroforestry and Sustainable Vegetable Production in Southeast Asian Watersheds

Jan 2006 to Sep 2009

The goal of the project is to! alleviate poverty, food scarcity, and reduce environmental degradation in SEA by combining economically-viable and resource-conserving technologies, and gender friendly...

Supporting Smallholder Rubber Agroforestry in Aceh for Higher Productivity through Environmentally Benign Practices

Dec 2008 to Sep 2009

The overall Goal of the Project is to improve livelihoods of smallholder rubber farmers in Aceh through adoption and adaptation of technology that can meet requirements of eco-sensitive markets in...

Rewarding upland poor for environmental services

Jul 2008 to Jun 2009

BackgroundRewarding upland poor for environmental services they provide (RUPES) was a program dedicated to developing practical environmental services schemes that could be adapted to work in...

Linking Climate Change Adaptation to Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia

Dec 2006 to Dec 2008

BackgroundClimate change is one of the primary concerns of humanity today. The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report (IPCC AR4) states that the climate is...

Rebuilding Green Infrastructure with Trees People Want

Jan 2006 to Dec 2008

Through the ReGrIn project, the World Agroforestry Centre and its partners promoted the planting of economically valuable trees in coastal landscapes in the tsunami- and earthquake-damaged areas of...

Nurseries of Excellence for Aceh

Mar 2007 to Mar 2008

This project provided smallholding farmers with the skills necessary to establish and operate agroforestry tree nurseries, ensuring they had access to high-quality planting materials. As well as...