The Indonesian Biodiversity Foundation (KEHATI) is an independent and non-profit organization working in the area of biodiversity conservation and biological resource management which focused on food, health, energy, and water issues. As a biodiversity trust fund, KEHATI professionally manages grants to support activities of various organizations and civil society components, non-governmental organizations (NGO’s), self-reliance groups (CBO’s), research institutions, education and training groups. The organization who established in January 12, 1994, also has vast experiences in managing big project such as Tropical Forest Conservation Act (TFCA) Sumatera and Kalimantan as debt swap for nature program, and Multi-stakeholder Forestry Programme to support legal timber.

Member Projects

1). Green Corridor Initiative Project: Conservation and Community Livelihood Improvement through Forest Restoration, and Sustainable Farming in Halimun Salak National Park, 2) Sangihe Conservation and Sustainable Development Project: Developing Community based organic Nutmeg Farming, Marine Ecotourism Program, 3) Food security improvement in East Nusatenggara: Enhancing food security through sustainable use of local food source. 4) Community based mangrove restoration in Java: Improving community livelihood and developing mangrove restoration program in Brebes and Indramayu Central Java, 5) Community based coral reef restoration and sustainable ecotourism program in Bali and Jakarta: Develop community based coral reef restoration and promote sustainable ecotourism.

Areas of Expertise