Our work in Asia

Sustainable, just and inclusive commodity production

AidEnvironment’s work in Asia combines on-the-ground insight, supply chain intelligence, nature-based solutions and a holistic landscape approach for sustainable and inclusive commodity production. In Indonesia, our work has mainly focused on the palm oil sector, the industrial tree (HTI) sector and social forestry areas. We also work with governments, civil society and different stakeholders to implement projects on landscape conservation, regenerative agriculture and water management. In India and the Philippines, we work closely with farmers and local value chains to improve livelihoods while restoring ecosystems.

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Our results in the region

20.7 mln
hectares of land area monitored for deforestation in Indonesia, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea - known as the most complete database of concessions
hectares of land area with expanded implementation of social forestry policies as a result of AidEnvironment's work with governments, communities and NGOs

In the spotlight

Deforestation // 17.12.21

Banking on palm oil in Southeast Asia

A new report by Aidenvironment’s partner Gulzhan Musaeva examines the exploitation of land resources by the palm oil sector and the role of banking institutions in this process. The report focuses on the two leading producing nations of Southeast Asia, Indonesia and Malaysia, and neighbouring Singapore. The biggest local financiers — whose exposure to forest-risk sectors is among the highest in the world — […]

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