The Environmental Rights Defenders Opportunity Fund (OF)

The Shared Resources, Joint Solutions and Green Livelihood Alliance are strategic partnerships (SPs) of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs with, respectively, IUCN NL and WWF NL, and IUCN NL Milieudefensie and Tropenbos under the Dialogue and Dissent program. The aim is to increase the capacity of Southern Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) by enabling them to effectively engage with other stakeholders such as governments and businesses, and take joint responsibility for sustainable development issues. One of the countries where the projects are being implemented is Indonesia. 

The long term goal of the SRJS program in Indonesia is to safeguard ecosystem-based IPGs water, food security, climate resilience and biodiversity, with a focus on the landscapes of Yapen-Waropen in Papua and in Bulungan in North Kalimantan, for future generations through sustainable, equitable and inclusive governance. Agro-industrial plantations, logging, mining, coal and oil extraction, and infrastructure development (dams, highways) are the key issues affecting the IPGs in the four focus landscapes. Large-scale plantations and minerals extraction projects often overlap with, biodiversity-rich forests, crucial watersheds, indigenous people’s ancestral domains and community agricultural lands.

The fund is open to:

  1. Indonesian CSOs and community organizations directly experiencing threats and intimidation due to their work for the protection of land and environment
  2. CSOs and community organizations directly supporting land and environmental defenders and
  3. CSOs engaging in legal cases against the government and businesses to protect environmental human rights of local communities

 

  1. Funding Information 

         Minimum amount is EURO 500 and Maximum amount is EURO 5,000.

  1. Priority Project Areas
  • Yapen Waropen landscape, Papua, Bulungan landscape, North Kalimantan, Mudiak Baduo landscape, West Sumatera and Lariang landscape, Central Sulawesi.
  • Indonesian CSOs and community organizations directly experiencing threats and intimidation due to their work for the protection of land and environment;
  • CSOs and community organizations directly supporting land and environmental defenders and

 

  1. Eligibility Criteria
  • Only projects located in those landscapes and Myanmar CSOs are eligible for this programme.
  • Implementing Organization:Proposals can be submitted by local NGOs with:
  • Local Participation. The project should seek to harmonize with the needs, views, expertise and experience of local stakeholders.

 

  1. How to Apply

Interested NGOs and CSos should submit proposals electronically to: [email protected] with subject “SRJS Opportunity Fund”. 

Please find the template below :
 

Hasil hutan bukan kayu (HHBK) merupakan sumber daya alam yang sangat melimpah di Indonesia dan memiliki prospek yang sangat baik untuk dikembangkan.

NTFP EP Testimoni

Linking People and Forests

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