This past month world leaders gathered together at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties to discuss collective solutions towards combating climate change. We at PRCF acknowledge with concern the increasing threats to global ecosystems and that a change of behavior is needed. At stake is the permanent loss of the Earth’s […]
PRCF Indonesia team among 108 Noteworthy Practices
Congratulations to Pak Imanul Huda, PRCF Indonesia Director, and the PRCF Indonesia team for their selection asone of the “108 Noteworthy Practices” for their work in “Creating Community Forestry and Enabling Long-term Stewardship of High Biodiversity Value Forests” at the fifteenth meeting of the Conference of Parties for the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD). Pak […]
A win for weavers: community entrepreneurship prize
PRCF Indonesia Associate, Fifiyati Hoesni, has been awarded a community entrepreneurship prize for her dedication to the Dayak weaving project in Indonesian Borneo. ‘Dayak’ is a loose term for the indigenous peoples of Borneo. Weaving, an ancestral art form practiced mainly by older Dayak women, is under threat of extinction because younger generations are leaving […]
PRCF Named in List of Top-Rated Nonprofit Organizations
PRCF has been named to a new list of top-rated nonprofits by GreatNonprofits, a leading provider of user reviews for nonprofit organizations. The top-rated green nonprofits list is composed of organizations that have received at least ten positive reviews from stakeholders, such as volunteers, donors, or clients.
Striving to save the remaining forests in West Borneo
In October 2011, PRCF Indonesia’s work on protecting the remaining forests in West Kalimantan, was featured in the Pontianak Post. The article, written in Bahasa Indonesian, touches on PRCF’s work to ensure rural communities are granted management status of the forests surrounding their villages. (Photo: Stephanie Jung.)
Mississauga 2011: Carassauga Festival of Cultures
On June 3rd through 5th, PRCF Indonesia participated, for the first time, in the Carassauga Festival of Cultures. The Indonesian pavilion was hosted by the Indonesian Consulate in Toronto, in partnership with the Indonesian Canadian Community Association (ICCA).