Konservasi Hutan Desa (KONTANDES) is a collaborative forest and biodiversity conservation project in the Berau Regency (East Kalimantan) of Indonesia. Involving two village forests; Dumaring Village and Biatan Ilir Village, this project is supported by KLK and covers a total of 9,940 hectares. Through a participatory and multi-stakeholder approach, we hope to achieve high-quality forests while sustainably promoting community welfare.
Reduce the direct threats and pressures on forest and biodiversity.
Improve the quality of the forest and restore the degraded area.
Promote sustainable use of natural resources and ecosystem services.
Develop the community capacity in forest and biodiversity conservation.
Maximize the benefits of the high-quality forest to achieve the welfare of the communities.
KONTANDES is a collaboration between KLK, AKSENTA, Yayasan Belantara Mandala Nusantara and the Village Forest Management Institution (LPHD).