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Protecting Forests through Supporting NTFP Artisans

By F. Wendy Tamariska, GPOCP Sustainable Livelihoods Manager   GPOCP was invited to participate in the Pemberdayaan Kesejahteraan Keluarga (PKK) or Family Welfare Empowerment Exhibition in West Kalimantan this month. To begin, I would like to start with a brief history of PKK. This organization was founded in Bogor, Java in 1957. PKK’s main priorities […]

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Interning for a Future Career at Cabang Panti

By Muhammad Syainullah, GPOCP TAJAM Youth Volunteer   Hello friends of GPOCP! My name is Syainullah, but people call me Sy, and I am a four year veteran of TAJAM. TAJAM is the youth conservation group sponsored by GPOCP in Ketapang. I recently finished high school and was exploring different career paths and decided to […]


Agroforestry and its Role in Land Transformation

By Terri Breeden, GPOCP Program Director This month, GPOCP held its first (of many planned) activities with support from the Indonesia Climate Change Trust Fund (ICCTF). Throughout the next 18 months we will be working hand-in-hand with our recently established Customary Forest, or Hutan Desa, communities to build their capacity to sustainably manage their land. […]

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Back to Borneo

By Brodie Philp, GPOCP Research Manager   Allow me to introduce myself. I’m Brodie, a 27-year-old Wildlife Ecologist from Adelaide, Australia. I have recently begun the position of research manager for GPOP (Gunung Palung Orangutan Project) at Cabang Panti Research Station. This is not my first stint in Borneo, previously I volunteered with Orangutan Foundation […]


Staff Visit Cabang Panti for Field Course

By Hajeral, GPOCP Environmental Education Assistant Field Officer   This month, three members of the GPOCP team were able to participate in a field course hosted by Dr. Andrew Marshall, from the University of Michigan, and the National Park staff at the Cabang Panti Research Station, in the heart of Gunung Palung National Park (GPNP). This […]

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