Reforestation of peatland ecosystem by community

Save the forest and peatland ecosystem, prevent the forest fires, and ensure the community livelihood

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Eligibility Criteria

  • I confirm that I am fully aware of the eligibility criteria and terms of the Act for Biodiversity Challenge and that I am eligible to apply.
  • I am 18 years old or older.

Initiative's representative name


Initiative's representative date of birth

1st July 1974

Initiative's representative gender

  • Man

Headquarters location: country

  • Indonesia

Headquarters location: city

Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia, 28292

Where are you making a difference?

Teluk Meranti Village, Pelalawan District, Riau,Indonesia

Website or social media url(s)

Facebook : Facebook of Initiative representative : Instagram :

Date Started


Project Stage

  • Established (successfully passed early phases, have a plan going forward)

Yearly Budget : What is your current yearly budget for the initiative?

  • €10k - €50k

Organization Type

  • Civil society

1. Founding story: Share a story about the "Aha!" moment that led the founder(s) to get started or the story of how you saw the potential for this project to succeed.

Our ancestors taught us that forest is a livelihood for humans, such as house needs, pharmaceuticals, and also for knowing the season changing. One that inspires is Jasri wants to save the forest as much as he is able to. What I refers to knowing the season changing is, in the past, when they want to do planting, they see the season, whether it is proper for them to do it. Lately, when climate change appears, it distracts them to implement their local wisdom.

2. The problem: What problem are you helping to solve?

If we talk about forests, it is very expensive, so many parties want to grab it to fulfill their needs. Unfortunately, they did it with the wrong way. If it happens day by day, extinction will occur, and it will threaten the sustainable the biodiversity.

3. Your solution: How are you working to solve this problem? Share your specific approach.

reforestry, agriculture without burning, and so on

4. Innovation: How are you innovating or using unique approaches to solve the problem?

Do agroforestry, and agriculture without burning

5. Collaboration: How does your initiative seek to bring key players together to preserve biodiversity?

NGOs, government, expertise, and private sector

6. Impact: how has your project made a difference so far — in terms of both business outputs and social impact? How do you plan on measuring progress?

His activity is following by society around him, they do the agriculture without burning. Also, agroforestry have done by many people.

7. Growth strategies: what are your main strategies for scaling your impact?

Social media campaign, sharing knowledge to the youth generation

8. Creating shared value: How does your initiative create value for society? Or different stakeholders?

Fresh air, no more forest fires in Teluk Meranti's area, rich biodiversity, they can live freely. for example, there are wild boar's house and snakes.

9. Financial sustainability plan: can you tell us about your plan to fund your project and how that plan will be sustainable in the short, medium, and long term?

It will sustainable for long term, it is proves that many parties are interest to develop this area and exciting with what Jasri has done

10. Team: what is the current composition of your current team (types of roles, qualifications, full-time vs. part-time, board members, etc.), and how do you plan to evolve the team’s composition as the project grows?

Mainly, his team is his family. They support Jasri's program.

11. How did you hear about this challenge?

  • Social media
  • Recommended by others


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