Increased capacity for conflict resolution and improved livelihoods of the indigenous Dayak Katingan communities surrounding Bukit Baka Bukit Raya national park


Orangutang Fonden/Save the Orangutan





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Beviliget beløb:

997.642,00 kr.

Indsatsen vedrører følgende verdensmål:

  • Mål 1: Afskaf fattigdom
  • Mål 10: Mindre ulighed
  • Mål 15: Livet på land

Indsatsen foregår i følgende lande:

  • Indonesia

Lokale partnere:

  • Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation

Overordnede mål :

The six target communities in the buffer zone of BBBR National Park have gained empowerment and improved their livelihood situation through rights to their traditional use of their natural resources and the ability to plan and advocate their own development.

Umiddelbare mål :

1) By the 1st of July 2020, men and women in the target communities have gained increased capacity and empowerment to participate in local development planning and budgeting, and they make use of this capacity to lobby for financial resources from provincial and district government and local poverty reduction programs. 2) By the 1st of July 2020, community organisation has been strengthened and they have required skills and knowledge to establish village-owned enterprises and manage marketing of local commodities through the BumDes programme. 3) By the 1st of July 2020, the boundaries and natural livelihood resources of the target communities have been mapped, and they make use of this to advocate the TNBBBR authorities for effective participation in decision-making and their rights to customary use of land and resources.

Målgrupper :

The primary target group is the population of 338 households/1505 people in the six villages: Dehes Asem, Rangan Kawit, Kitam Batang, Tumbang Tundu, Tumbang Tabulus and Batu Panahan, all inhabited by the indigenous Dayak Katingan tribe. The secondary target group consists of other stakeholders in the area, such as national park authorities, concession companies, government agencies etc. whom will be involved in meetings targeted for advocacy of the communities’ rights and needs, and are involved as duty bearers in different aspects of the project. The secondary group moreover involves the communities in the area surrounding the target communities, as well as BOSF-NM staff.


The project aim to empower indigenous Dayak Katingan communities to improve their livelihood situation and contribute to resolution of the conflict between the communities and the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya national park. The focus is on capacity building and empowerment, to help them gain a stronger voice and a greater say in decision-making affecting their lives and livelihoods. By addressing the issues of non-participation and lack of effective representation in the national park plans, and increasing community capacity to enable benefits from recent rural community development programmes of the government and CSR programmes of surrounding timber concessions, the project will contribute to make up with many years of marginalisation and non-participation of the communities in the social and economic development of the country and thus create long lasting improvements.