This session will explore and evaluate various approaches that have been applied to secure buffer zone forest around Protected Areas in Indonesia. These would include conservation and development schemes, including ICDPs, Payment for Ecosystem Services (water-based and REDD+), Ecosystem Restoration Concessions, Village/Community Forest, High Conservation Value Forest, Conservation Easement, and others scheme that might applied. These are the example of questions we will explore in the session. Interaction and learning of successes and failures from the participants is expected to enrich each knowledge and understanding of this complex issue.
Focal point:Wulan Pusparini, WCS