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REDD+ Project Developers in Brazil and Indonesia Team Up to Conserve Peat Forests Threatened by Fire
Carbonfund.org Foundation and its subsidiary CarbonCo, has partnered with Indonesian-based, PT Forest Carbon, to develop REDD+ projects in Indonesia that protect peat forests threatened by forest clearing and fire.
By: PT Forest Carbon
Forest Carbon (http://www.forestcarbon.com/)
“This partnership builds off of Carbonfund.org’
“We are excited about engaging in preserving Indonesian peat forests and carbon stocks at the same time as providing a safe haven for endangered wildlife,” said Carbonfund.org’
About Forest Carbon
Forest Carbon, established in Indonesia in 2007, is an Indonesian-based firm that addresses the need for a regionally focused team capable of providing technical services on climate change, land use and forestry issues. Forest Carbon works with clients and partners to seek market-based solutions for the conservation of tropical rainforest. Forest Carbon provides scientifically-
Based in the Ministry of Environment and Forestry’s Manggala Wanabakti Office Complex, Forest Carbon has a core team of 14 experts with expertise in tropical forestry, GIS/remote sensing and monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV), community-based forest management, and environmental policy and safeguards. The company has previously been a lead advisor to two other Southeast Asian REDD+ projects which have achieved validation under the Verified Carbon Standard: The Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve Project in Indonesia and the Seima Project in Cambodia. The company has also implemented over 90 carbon forestry contracts across Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America in just the last few years, including multilateral organizations (EU, UNDP, GGGI, World Bank), bilateral agencies (GIZ, KfW, JICA, USAID and Finland’s Ministry of Foreign Affaires), local and international NGOs (FFI, WWF, SNV, OFI) as well as the private sector (PwC, Deloitte, GFA Germany and KKC Japan). To learn more, please visit www.forestcarbon.com.
About Carbonfund.org Foundation
Carbonfund.org Foundation was founded in 2003 and is a leading US-based nonprofit carbon reduction and climate solutions organization that has worked with over 750,000 individual supporters and over 2,000 international business and nonprofit partners including Dell, Discovery Communications, JetBlue, Motorola, National Geographic and Samsung. In addition, Carbonfund.org has funded over 70 carbon reduction and tree-planting projects across 30+ states and 15+ countries, including numerous projects in Southeast Asia.
Jeffrey Chatellier, Director
Page Updated Last on: Oct 19, 2015