Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve

Rimba Raya Floating Clinic Supplying Health Care to the Community along the Seruyan River

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 10:00am

b'JAKARTA, May 3, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Rimba Raya Floating Clinic was introduced into the project area as a means to improve community access to health services in and around the Rimba Raya working area which is located along the Seruyan River.

Key Points: 
  • b'JAKARTA, May 3, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Rimba Raya Floating Clinic was introduced into the project area as a means to improve community access to health services in and around the Rimba Raya working area which is located along the Seruyan River.
  • Ristya Aulia, a member of the Floating Clinic medical team said; "Thank you Rimba Raya for introducing this initiative that provides much needed additional health services to the villages along the Seruyan river.
  • A total of 706 patients received health care where 60.91% (or 430 patients) were female.\nThe Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve Floating Clinic is equipped to supply 86 types of medicines.
  • Rimba Raya Conservation in providing free health services to 10 villages and hamlets in the Seruyan District.

Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve Collaborates to Restore Mangrove Forests in Seruyan

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:00am

Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve, Tanjung Puting National Park and Seruyan District Government are in collaboration with the community in replanting 30,000 mangrove seedlings (Rhyzophora sp) in Tanjung Siamuk Beach, Sungai Undang Village, Seruyan District.

Key Points: 
  • Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve, Tanjung Puting National Park and Seruyan District Government are in collaboration with the community in replanting 30,000 mangrove seedlings (Rhyzophora sp) in Tanjung Siamuk Beach, Sungai Undang Village, Seruyan District.
  • The Seruyan mangrove forest area is located in Seruyan Hilir and Seruyan Hilir Timur sub-districts, which is just South of the working area of Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve and Tanjung Puting National Park.
  • The mangrove planting program in Seruyan, is expected to be one of the most impactful contributions we can make in mitigating the climate crisis," said Rimba Raya Executive Director Sylviana (Sylvi) Andhella.
  • The restrictions did not dampen the spirit of all teams involved in our mangrove ecosystem restoration efforts in Seruyan District, Central Kalimantan.

Indonesia's Rimba Raya: World First REDD+ Project Validated for its Impact on all 17 SDGs

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 8:00pm

Rimba Raya is the first REDD+ project validated under the SD VISta Program for its impact on each of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), resulting from the project's various activities.

Key Points: 
  • Rimba Raya is the first REDD+ project validated under the SD VISta Program for its impact on each of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), resulting from the project's various activities.
  • This makes the Rimba Raya project become even more determined as a verifiable REDD+ conservation project with additional benefits for the environment and society, supporting people's lives and achieving an impact toward the 17 SDG goals," said Sylviana Andhella, Executive Director of Rimba Raya Conservation.
  • In January 2020, an independent third-party assessment was carried out by AENOR at the Rimba Raya project in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
  • Over the years, Rimba Raya project has introduced several economic incentives which are aimed at promoting community development, district government infrastructure and project area protection.

Rimba Raya launches Seruyan River Cleanup Movement 2020

Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 10:00am

Seruyan, C Kalimantan, INDONESIA, Aug 29, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - In celebration of World River Day on September 27, Rimba Raya Conservation (Rimba Raya) has partnered with the Seruyan Regency Environmental Agency to launch the Seruyan River Cleanup Movement 2020 #satusampahseribubencana (one waste, one thousand disasters).

Key Points: 
  • Seruyan, C Kalimantan, INDONESIA, Aug 29, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - In celebration of World River Day on September 27, Rimba Raya Conservation (Rimba Raya) has partnered with the Seruyan Regency Environmental Agency to launch the Seruyan River Cleanup Movement 2020 #satusampahseribubencana (one waste, one thousand disasters).
  • As'ari addressing the opening ceremony at Seruyan River Cleanup Movement 2020
    The movement was launched with an opening ceremony in the pendopo (official house) of the Seruyan Regent, with the theme "Waste-Free River, Healthy Community, Beautiful Village".
  • During the Seruyan River Cleanup Movement, Rimba Raya will hold several activities.
  • In addition to the Seruyan River Cleanup movement, Rimba Raya, in cooperation with the Seruyan Regency Public Health Office, has launched the Floating Clinic Initiative aiming to provide health services to communities along the Seruyan River.