LESTARI Partners

LESTARI is currently working with the nine institutions that will respond to local needs and contribute to the achievement of the program’s targets. LESTARI partners:

Blue Forests

Blue Forests is a non-profit, non-governmental organization consisting of a multi-disciplinary team of ecologists and social scientists. Blue Forests specializes in the rehabilitation and adaptive management of critical watersheds in Indonesia with a priority on coastal areas.

The FIELD Alliance

The FIELD Alliance focuses on working with rural communities to conduct vulnerability assessments and then develop, fund, and implement strategic action plans for climate change adaptation.

Michigan State University

Michigan State University is one of the top research universities in the world. It conducts leading-edge research aimed at generating economic prosperity, sustaining natural resources, and enhancing the quality of life for people around the world.

Sahabat Cipta Foundation

Sahabat Cipta Foundation works to create economic opportunities for disadvatnaged communities. Its mission is to empower people with knowledge, skills, and opportunities.

South Pole Group

South Pole Group is an advisory firm specializing in implementing sustainbility solutions across a range of sectors including climate change, forestry and land use, and water. It focuses on all aspects of carbon finance such as project design, due diligence, and capacity development for stakeholders.

Sustainable Travel International

Sustainable Travel International is a non-profit organization that aims to protect the world’s natural and cultural riches and create economic opportunity through travel and tourism.

Wildlife Conservation Society

The Wildlife Conservation Society, founded in 1895, has the mission to save wildlife and wild places across the globe.

Winrock International

Winrock International works to link communities with new ideas, economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.

WWF Indonesia

WWF-Indonesia is an independent member of WWF, the global conservation organization that operates in close to 100 countries worldwide. WWF-Indonesia’s strives to reduce illegal logging, promote responsible management and certification of forests, and restore degraded forest areas.