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Pilón Lajas Project Update

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Reserva de la Biosfera Pilón Lajas. Fotógrafa: Ceci Simon

Alumni Spotlight: An Interview with Sutra Anjani

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CSF alumni Sutra Anjani. Photo credit: Anonymous

One of CSF’s greatest assets is our incredible network of course alumni. We love hearing about how their training with CSF has had an impact on their work and professional development. CSF-Indonesia Program Manager Desta Pratama reached out to Sutra Anjani, currently studying environmental economics at the University of Queensland in Australia, to find out more about her experience with the course she took in 2016 and what she is up to now.

Sintang Consolidation Workshop: A Green District by 2030

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Workshop participants in Sintang. Photo credit: Sopian Hidayat

Exploring Conservation Agreements in the Bolivian Andean Amazon

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Workshop participants in the Real Beni community

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The Pilón Lajas Biosphere Reserve & Communal Lands lies on the eastern slopes of the Andes in northwestern Bolivia. This reserve connects 4 protected areas in Bolivia and Peru, protects safeguards the headwaters of the Alto Beni River, serves to regulate the local water cycle, and is also a hotspot of endemic biodiversity.

Bringing economic tools to the mainstream in Indonesia

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CSF Training Director Kim Bonine and course participants working together in Bali. Photo Credit: Imanda Pradana

Fisheries and marine conservation initiatives in Indonesia primarily focus on management of specific species, national and subnational level fisheries policy, and Marine Protected Areas. While such initiatives often use a mix of scientific and socio-economic approaches, economic tools and analysis tend to be underutilized.

Alumni Spotlight: Sangeeta Mangubhai

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Sangeeta participating in CSF's Economic Tools for Marine Conservation course in Palau in 2014. Photo Credit: Dr. Dean Miller

West Papua becomes Indonesia’s first Conservation Province

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The spectacular landscape of West Papua. Photo credit: Roderick Eime

2019- 2020 Indonesia Marine Fellows

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Marine Fellows at the Economic Tools course in Bali, Indonesia. Photo credit: Desta Pratama

CSF is proud to introduce our 2019-2020 Indonesia Marine Fellows. Over the next year, these 10 researchers will collect and analyze data to support sustainable fisheries and marine resource policy and management in Indonesia. Read on to learn about their individual projects and policy goals. Stay tuned for more news from the field as these projects develop.

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Second Sustainable Landscape Planning Workshop in Sintang

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p style="text-align: justify;">Sintang Regency is located in the “Heart of Borneo”, an area of intact forest the size of England and Scotland combined, and home to endangered species including Bornean orangutans, sun bears (Helarctos malayanus), tarsius (Tarsius bancanus), various hornbills and eagles, and other vulnerable species. The more than one million indigenous people living in the forest rely on it for their livelihoods, and millions more depend on the environmental services it provides, like fresh water.