Developing a Green Regency in the Heart of Borneo: Sustainable Landscape Planning in Sintang Regency, West Kalimantan

Sintang Regency, West Kalimantan Province
Region & Country

With the rise of increased government regulations to support more sustainable commodity-sourcing and advance the Sustainable Development Goals, a number of regencies and provinces in Indonesia have taken steps to embrace sustainable and low-carbon development plans. Since 2018, Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) has been supporting the government and stakeholders of the Sintang Regency by designing and implementing a Green Regency sustainable development plan that includes sustainable land-use practices and better natural resource governance. CSF is contributing expertise in economics, sustainable development, and strategic planning while working closely with the local government and local civil society organizations (CSOs). 

Recent highlights of this ongoing collaboration include:

This work is funded by The David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

Photo: Mount Kelam, Sintang Regency, West Kalimantan
Photo credit: Nizar Kauzar