BOS has developed an Ecosystem Restoration Concession with the intention of using the forest area as a release site for rehabilitated orangutans. The proposed concession is in East Kalimantan is comprised of the ex-PT Mugitriman International (MGI) timber concession. BOS would like to obtain sustainable funding for managing and safeguarding this forest and is currently exploring the option of an avoided deforestation/REDD project where the sale of carbon.
Forest Carbon provided technical assistance to the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS) in developing a REDD project through an Ecosystem Restoration Concession in East Kalimantan. Forest Carbon conducted the initial feasibility study and cost benefit analysis followed by an initial carbon stock assessment (Tier-1 IPCC-GPG) and satellite data interpretation. A baseline study was then developed to assess the business as usual GHG emissions from the forest.
Client : Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation
Project Support : Carbon Baseline Estimation and Feasibility Assessment
Project Type : Avoided Deforestation, Ecosystem Restoration
Country : Indonesia
Location : East Kalimantan
Area : 86,000 ha