For decades Friends of the Earth Indonesia/WALHI has been developing a community-led model to protect the country’s forests. It is based on recognising the land rights of subsistence farmers, collective management of non-timber forest products and traditional...
Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia (WALHI)
Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia (Indonesian Forum for the Environment) was founded in 1980 and joined FoEI in 1989.
WALHI is the largest and oldest environmental advocacy NGO in Indonesia. WALHI unites more than 479 NGO’s and 156 individuals throughout Indonesia’s vast archipelago, with independent offices and grassroot constituencies located in 27 of the nation’s 31 provinces.
WALHI works on a wide range of issues, including agrarian conflic over access to natural resources, indigenous rights and peasants, coastal and marine, and deforestation. WALHI also has several cross cutting issues such as climate change, women and disaster risk management.
Friends of the Earth Indonesia / Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia
Address: Jl. Tegal Parang Utara No 14
12790 Jakarta Selatan , Indonesia
Phone: +6221 79193363
Fax: 62 21 7941673
Contact: Friends of the Earth Indonesia / Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia
It was a sunny afternoon when we were warmly greeted by a group of farmers uphills in Kamojang, West Java. We had travelled by motorcycle on a twisting, muddy dirt road along the ridge of Mount Rakutak, which is part of the Kamojang Nature Reserve area. As we walked...
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