Get the CIFOR publications update

CIFOR publishes over 400 publications every year on forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy, agroforestry and much more in multiple languages.

North Kalimantan, Indonesia: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance

North Kalimantan, Indonesia: Low-emission rural development (LED-R) at a glance
  • Newest province in Indonesia, established in 2012 (formerly part of East Kalimantan)
  • 30% of provincial population are migrants from other provinces, with recent migrants settling in urban areas; population growth g agricultural land conversion, production decrease & increased reliance on imports
  • 90% of provincial area contained in forests zoned for protection, conservation & production
  • Palm oil accounts for 62% of agricultural production
  • Kayan Mentarang National Park (KMNP), one of the largest conservation areas in SE Asia & a central part of the Heart of Borneo Initiative, encompasses over 15% of the jurisdiction (13,600 km2)
  • Endangered Bornean elephants in the Sebuku forest are protected by national regulations & culturally valued, but human-elephant conflict is increasing due to oil palm expansion into their habitat

Authors: Komalasari, M.; Peteru, S.; Atmadja, S.

Topic: deforestation, livelihoods, food security, sustainable development, policy, climate change

Geographic: Indonesia

Pages: 2p

Publisher: California, USA; Bogor, Indonesia; Boulder, Colorado, Earth Innovation Institute (EII), Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force (GCF)

Publication Year: 2018

Source: C. Stickler et al. (Eds.) The State of Jurisdictional Sustainability.


Export Citation

Related viewing

Top

CIFOR website usability survey

We're conducting research on our website and we'd love to hear from you about your experience on cifor.org. This will help us make improvements and prioritize new features. The survey should only take 5 minutes, and your responses are completely anonymous.

If you have any questions about the survey, please email us: cifor@cgiar.org

We really appreciate your input!

Start survey
I don’t want to participate
Remind me later