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WWF Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia
Joined February 2018

Mainstreaming social equity in conservation, empowering civil society, ensuring rights, fair benefits and biodiversity conservation in sustainable development

Presence in: Indonesia
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Governance, Land & Natural Resources

VISION: Indonesia’s ecosystems and biodiversity are conserved, and sustainably and equitably managed, for the well-being of present and future generation

Mission Statement

WWF Indonesia’s mission is to conserve, restore and equitably manage Indonesia’s ecosystems and biodiversity to create the bases of sustainability and well-being for all by:

  • Applying and promoting best conservation practices based on science, innovation and traditional knowledge
  • Empowering vulnerable groups, building coalitions and partnerships with the civil society, and engaging  with government and private sector
    Promoting conservation ethics, awareness and action
  • Advocating and influencing policies, laws, institutions for better environmental governance.

People Associated With This Organization

Cristina Eghenter

Indonesia  
WWF Indonesia
Joined February 2018
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Environmental Justice, Governance, Land & Natural Resources, Women's Rights
Focus on governance and social development issues at WWF-Indonesia, the recognition of the rights of Indigenous People in protected areas, women and natural resource management and food production, building of local constituencies for sustainable development, traditional knowledge and customary natural resource management. Active in various initiatives at with other CSOs at national and regional levels (Working Group on ICCAs in Indonesia, PARARA or the Harvest of the Archipelago --marketing of community products), the ICCAs Consortium, etc. I also championed several initiatives in the WWF network at national, regional, and global levels (e.g., Learning Action Network; Social Development for Conservation SD4C; Inclusive Conservation). Listening and learning from others represent the needed approach to empower and build resilience, and networks the easiest platform to build communities of practice.
Cristina Eghenter is the network champion (main point of contact) for WWF Indonesia.

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