Terrestrial Program

Berau, East Kalimantan Rainforests provide ecological services, including storing hundreds of billions of tons of carbon. © YKAN

Terrestrial Program

YKAN encourages sustainable forest management practice that prevents deforestation and contributes to the effort in tackling climate change through four strategies:

  • The island of Borneo is one of the lungs of the world because of its forest area, which is about 40.8 million hectares

    Climate Change Mitigation Framework at the National and Subnational Levels

    YKAN supports partnership for green development commitment through mobilization of enabling technical and financial resources, and implementation of natural climate solutions through green growth compact prototype initiatives. More info

  • One of the Hutan Wungun conservationist at Long Duhung Village, Berau, East Kalimantan

    Sustainable Forest Management

    YKAN supports sustainable production forest management (Pengelolaan Hutan Produksi Lestari or PHPL) by promoting mandatory PHPL certification through providing natural production forest concession technical supports. More info

  • Each oil palm plant is carefully placed on a grid, with more than 100 trees for each area of ​​land the size of a football field

    Sustainable Palm Oil

    YKAN facilitates protection of high conservation value areas (HCVA) by technical support to the Government of East Kalimantan Province and Berau Regency. More info

  • to Wungun Forest of the Mapnan People in Long Duhung, Berau, Kalimantan Timur

    Community-Based Natural Resources Management

    YKAN supports community empowerment through SIGAP approach by facilitating rights for access and management to manage natural resources, develop sustainable livelihood, and strengthen village governance. More info

Terrestrial Program Goals By 2024:

  • Hutan lestari

    7,6 m

    7.6 million ha of forests are sustainably managed.

  • Logging

    1,4 m

    1.4 million ha of forests avoided from conversion.

  • Co2 icon

    48 m

    48 million tons CO2e/year potential emission reduction for the Nationally Determined Contribution

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