CEPF's investment in the Sundaland Biodiversity Hotspot was guided by the following strategic directions as outlined in the ecosystem profile.

  1. Enhance stewardship of forest resources at district level and below.
    • 1.1 Raise awareness of value of ecological services.
    • 1.2 Raise awareness of options for benefiting from conservation of ecological services and forest products.
    • 1.3 Raise awareness of responsibility to conserve biodiversity.
    • 1.4 Build capacity for planning and implementation of sustainable resource management.
    • 1.5 Build capacity of civil society to monitor forest extraction.
  2. Empower civil society to organize in favor of conserving biodiversity.
    • 2.1 Increase representation of civil society in nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).
    • 2.2 Build capacity of civil society groups to organize forest resource protection functions.
    • 2.3 Support NGO activities advocating legal and sustainable forest extraction.
    • 2.4 Support NGO activities to stop illegal forest extraction.
  3. Build alliances among conservation-minded groups in civil society and the private sector.
    • 3.1 Build capacity among NGOs for facilitation and conflict mediation.
    • 3.2 Support collaboration and cooperation among conservation-minded NGOs.
    • 3.3 Support communications mechanisms linking conservation-minded NGOs with one another and the private sector.
  4. Assess impact of conservation interventions at district level and below.
    • 4.1 Build capacity of civil society to map and track activities affecting conservation of natural resources and changes in biodiversity.
    • 4.2 Support periodic monitoring of civil society's attitudes toward biodiversity conservation in target areas.
    • 4.3 Support comprehensive analysis of available data on land use, species presence, and conservation threats.

Read more about CEPF's strategy in the hotspot in our ecosystem profile (PDF - 810 KB), also available in Bahasa (1.9 MB).