Indonesia: Sustainable Forest and Biodiversity Management in Borneo

Sovereign Project | 44413-012 Status: Active


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Project Name Sustainable Forest and Biodiversity Management in Borneo
Project Number 44413-012
Country Indonesia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8331-INO: Sustainable Forest and Biodiversity Management in Borneo
Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund US$ 700,000.00
Climate Change Fund US$ 1.25 million
Global Environment Facility US$ 2.53 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Land-based natural resources management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The TA was approved by the Government of Indonesia on 26 March 2014 with a condition that the TA should be implemented within forest management units (FMUs). Out of the four districts envisaged at project design, only two districts have FMU established. Thus, the TA is implemented in the district of Kapuas Hulu in West Kalimantan Province, and Malinau in North Kalimantan Province.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The project implementation started with mobilization of the Project Management Consultant in September 2015. One village in each of the two project districts has been selected and approved by the Project Steering Committee in February 2016. The TA and the selected villages have been socialized to the local governments and communities in March 2016. The 2016 work plan has been prepared.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design ADB consulted with GOI; the Indonesian HOB Technical Working Group, provincial, district and local governments; and development partners.
During Project Implementation Stakeholder consultations in West and North Kalimantan have been carried out in May and June 2015 to orient national and local governments on project activities and confirm priority interventions.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The Project will require 39 person-months of international and 130 personmonths

of national consulting services or a total of about 169 person-months. The consultants (through

an international consulting firm that will serve as PMC) will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the

Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). The PMC will be chosen

using quality- and cost-based selection method (80:20), following the Guidelines on the Use of

Consultants and Its Borrowers (2010, as amended from time to time). It will provide technical and

management services over the duration of the Project. It will be headed by a team leader, who will

oversee the overall implementation of the Project, including field operations that are coordinated and

managed by the project implementation units. The PMC, with ADB and executing agency concurrence,

will select qualified local nongovernment organizations, academic and research institutions, or other

specialized institutions to undertake specific project activities, such as the conduct of pilot PES

mechanisms, REDD+ demonstrations, etc.

Procurement The procurement of the Project Management Consultant (PMC) package was completed in August 2015. The PMC consists of 30 person-months of international and 124 person-months of national consultants' inputs or a total of 154 person-months.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Pantja Wardani
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Indonesia Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Directorate of Environmental Services and Conservation Areas
Jl. Ir. Ir. H. H. Juanda No. No. Juanda, 15 Bogor


Concept Clearance 30 Sep 2010
Fact Finding 28 Feb 2011 to 13 Mar 2011
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2016

TA 8331-INO

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Feb 2013 26 Mar 2014 26 Mar 2014 31 Aug 2016 28 Feb 2018 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,950,000.00 2,527,270.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4,477,270.00 26 Feb 2013 555,847.15
Title Document Type Document Date
Sustainable Forest and Biodiversity Management in Borneo Technical Assistance Reports Feb 2013

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  • 27 Feb 2013 | Article

    Heart of Borneo: Saving Forests in Southeast Asia

    ADB is partnering with WWF and the governments of Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia and Malaysia to conserve the lush forests of Borneo, providing sustainable livelihood for local populations and a safe haven for thousands of animals and plant species. The Heart of Borneo (HoB), which straddles Indonesia, Malaysia, and parts of Brunei, contains the largest contiguous forest area remaining in Southeast Asia and is one of the most biologically diverse habitats on Earth.
  • 27 Feb 2013 | Infographic

    Protecting Borneo's Heart

    The lush forests of the world’s third largest non-continental island - among the fast-shrinking band of forests functioning as the earth’s lungs - are being conserved to provide sustainable livelihood for local populations and a safe haven for thousands of animal and plant species.