Borneo-Sumatra sentinel landscape
Western Borneo sentinel landscape: The three regencies covered by this sentinel landscape are Kapuas Hulu, Sintang and Ketapang.
These regencies represent a gradient of forest degradation balanced by traditional agroforestry systems, which are impacted by the development of monoculture plantations, mainly oil palm. The potential impact of the growth of oil palm plantations remains unclear and presents a major challenge to these regencies.
Sumatra sentinel landscape: This transect includes large parts of Sumatra’s National Parks and protected areas alongside globally significant biodiversity, where local use of very rich flora and fauna is extensive.
Hilly and lowland areas are mosaics of dynamic land use by smallholder farmers. Read More