Save The Rainforest and Endangered Species

Sumatra Rainforest Institute (SRI) is a Indonesian grass-roots organisation which focuses on the conservation of the Sumatran rainforest and its endangered species, rescuing wildlife in need as well as assisting local farmers to implement eco-friendly agricultural systems and technology in Northern Sumatra. SRI was established as an NGO in June 2000, becoming a collective organisation in 2002 and was legalised as an Institution in September 2007.
VISION
Improve rainforest management and protection of endangered species in Northern Sumatra, taking significant actions in collaboration with multiple stakeholders.
 
 
MISSION
  • Increase awareness of rainforest conservation issues among local communities;
  • enhance the protection of endangered species and their rainforest habitat landscapes;
  • conduct applied research on the rainforest and endangered species population issues;
  • promote conservation and human welfare through sustainable resource use ;
  • facilitate law enforcement where relevant to rainforest and wildlife conservation;
  • decrease human-wildlife conflicts around important biodiversity landscapes;
  • decrease illegal animal poaching & trading activities;
  • purchase key rainforest landscapes to create wilderness reserve areas;
  • improve economic stability in rural villages around protected areas through community agroforestry initiatives and volunteer tourism development;
  • provide a wildlife rescue service and wildlife rehabilitation facility to support government wildlife conservation initiatives.

FOCUS LANDSCAPE

VIDEO

SRI: Tapanuli’s Orangutan Protection

The Tapanuli’s Orangutan population is still exist in Tapanuli Fotest Ecosystem. Some forest areas are (1) Batangtoru Forests, (2) Dolok Sibual Buali Nature Reserve, (3) Dolok Sipirok Nature reserve and (4) Lubuk Raya Forest and (5) some community forests

Sumatra Rainforest Institute (SRI) with the Wildlife Protection Division is a grassroot NGO who working in the field to protect the Orangutan population and the rainforest at Tapanuli regencies, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Its under offical MoU with The Ministry of Environment and Forestry- The Nature Conservation Agency of North Sumatra.

Please together with us to protect the Orangutan population in Tapanuli region

SRI: Sumatran Tiger Protection at Tapanuli and Mandheling Region

Sumatra Rainforest Institute (SRI) with the Wildlife Protection Division is working hard to protect the Sumatran Tiger at Tapanuli and Mandheling Region in North Sumatra. Its doing by collaboration and partnership pattern with other NGOs and Goverment Institutions. Our focus tiger habitats are Batang Gadis National Park and Batangtoru Forest Ecosystem Range and Angkola Siondop Forest Ecosystem Range. Please together with us on this critical endangered big cat conservation..together make us strong!

Mandheling Coffee: Agroforestry Coffee Development in Sumatra, Indonesia

DAAI TV ( http://www.daaitv.co.id ) and Sumatra Rainforest Institute/ SRI ( www.sumatranrainforest.org ) in collaboration of sustainable arabica coffee revitalization campaign programme for better local economic incomes for poor farmers and better ecosystem health for planet earth. Its aimed to build awareness and productivity of coffee farmers at Mandailing Natal District, especially farmers who lives around the Mandailing Mountainous. SRI is an small grass-root Indonesian NGO that focussing on wildlife & rainforest conservation programmes, its including development of green local economic (sustainable livelihood) scheme for villagers who lives around bufferzone – Batang Gadis National Park. Its supported by Tropical Forest Conservation Action (TFCA) Sumatera.

Mandheling Coffee: Agroforestry Coffee Development in Bufferzone of Batang Gadis National Park.

Sumatra Rainforest Institute (SRI) is an Indonesian NGO that focussing on wildlife & rainforest conservation programme. The SRI is running some programmes, one of its including development of green local economic (sustainable livelihood) scheme for villagers who lives around bufferzone – Batang Gadis National Park. The 18 farmer groups ( small-holders) in 10 villages with approx 800-1000 (beneficieries) has been involved in the agroforestry coffee programme since 2014-2018.The programme is aimed to make revitalization of quantity & quality of Mandheling Coffee product in the future, The origin mandheling coffee from Mandheling Mountainous Lands. Its supported by Tropical Forest Conservation Action (TFCA) Sumatera.

KEEP BREATHING SUMATRA

We are now entering the jungle … where the legend of the Man of the Forest was born … Indonesia has just entered the Guinness book of world record for having the fastest rate of deforestation in the world … destroying orangutan habitat … Thank you for supporting SRI (Sumatra Rainforest Institute) for their activities in Reforestation and Orangutan protection: www.sumatranrainforest.org Thank you to share it !

KEEP BREATHING SUMATRA Short Version English with GB Subtitle

Short version of “KEEP BREATHING SUMATRA” (https://youtu.be/sLILVY8tpRo), in english with english subtitles. Good viewing! … and thanks for your support and relay on theses SRI’s actions. Thanks for your “like”, “share” et coments.

Rado – Rasyid Assaf Dongoran (Executive Director)

Rasyid Assaf Dongoran “Rado” is an  conservationist with more than 15 years experiences in conservation works at the International NGO and local NGOs in Sumatera. His education background is BSc – Biology and MS – Natural Resource and Environment Management. His leadership and management skill  in rainforest & wildlife conservation programs and sustainable agriculture program and environmental policy programs has been brought him in  establishing an  Sumatra Rainforest Institute (SRI) become one of exists Indonesian NGO that working in the grassroot at Sumatra epsecially Northern Sumatra region. Its includes : concept project proposal writing, project proposal writing, contract signing for projects with funding agencies, voluntering & interns management, management of project managers and project coordinators in project cycle management  including financial & administration aspects.


Halim Gurning (Project Manager)

Project Title :
Batang Gadis National Park  Conservation  Support Program

Component 1. Establishing Community forestry organization for forest patrol  and forest rehabilitation in around Batang Gadis National Park

Component 2. Improving the  smallholder coffee farmer livelihood (local economic ) who lives around Batang Batang Gadis National Park

Component 3. Eradication of illegal mining activites in and around Batang Gadis National Park

Funding : Tropical Forest Conservation Action (TFCA)
Period    : May 2014 to November 2017


Edi Amin (Project Coordinator)

Project Title :
Tapanuli Wildife Rescue Centre/ Wildlife Rescue Program Unit ( WRU)

Component 1. Maintaining coordination & collaboration with North Sumatra – Nature Conservation agency ( BBKSDA) and Batang Gadis National Park Agency (BTNBG) for wildlife rescue and human-wildlife conflict aspects

Component 2. Prepare 24 hours readiness for wildlife rescue response and handling human- wildlife conflict mitigation responses and join team on confiscation of illegal protected species in the communities.

Component 3. Plan and work on Wildlife Rescue centre ( PPS) based in North Tapanuli

Funding : Global Giving Foundation and The Sarulla Operation Limited (SOL)
Period    : May 2016 until present


Tawanli Simanullang (Project Manager)

Project Title :
Batangtoru Forest Ecosystem Rehabilitation Project

Component 1. Strengthening data & information regarding the illegal logging and enroachment in Batangtoru forests

Component 2. Producing the tree sapling (native species) and  tree plantings in Batangtoru forests

Component 3. Conservation awareness  campaign among local community who lives around the Batangtoru forests.

Funding : The Sarulla Operation Limited (SOL) & The American Forests
Period   : 2015 to 2018


Kate Elise (Project Coordinator)

Project Title :
Tapanuli’s Orangutan Conservation Project (TOCOP)

Component 1. Establishing Community forestry organization for forest & orangutan patrol  around Dolok Sibual Buali Nature reserve and Dolok Sipirok Nature reserve

Component .2 Improving the  smallholder coffee farmer livelihood (local economic ) who lives around Dolok Sibual Buali Nature reserve and Dolok Sipirok Nature reserve

Component 3. Orangutan Conservation awareness  campaign among local community who lives around the Dolok Sibual Buali Nature reserve and Dolok Sipirok Nature reserve forests.

Funding : Global Giving Foundation
Period   : January 2017 until present


Jungle Edi (Program Coordinator)

Project Title
Jungle Edie Bukilawang Orangutan – Tour

This program is initiated by Jungle Edie and his friend. This Tour package is consist of some activities , such as (1) Forest hiking, (2) Orangutan tour ; (3) White water rafting rally ; (4) waterfall tour and (5) volunteer teaching in childreen reading park and (6) providing a unique and artistic accomodation that named Kanjeng Resort. The location is Gunung Leuser National Park especially Bukitlawang. Every one who love adventures and social voluntering can book for reservation in the website : www.jungleediebukitlawang.com

Funding : Jungle Edie and Friends and Touring Cost from Volunteers and Tourists.


Lisna Saragih (Finance & Administration Manager)

Lisna Saragih “ Lisna” has  more than 12 years in financial and administration and logistic aspects  in International NGO and Local NGOs. Lisna lead the financial and administration  manner which is needed to run the project goes to properly rules & system and ensuring the good project governance. Its includes the management of staffs likes the finance officers and Admin & HR officers, to supervise & guide the  project administration & financial cycle and reportings.

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