Yagasu – Yagasu’s Program Director, Meilinda Suriani Harefa, attended Circular Bioeconomy Alliance (CBA) Member’s Meeting in Dumfries House, Scotland on 28 January 2022.
Circular Bioeconomy Alliance (CBA) was established by His Royal Highness Prince of Wales in 2020, consisting of inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, companies, and investors who provide expertise and implement projects in areas related to the circular bioeconomy.
CBA, led by Marc Palahi, aims to accelerate the transition to a circular bioeconomy that is climate neutral, inclusive and prospers in harmony with nature by providing sustainable prosperity through the use of ecosystems and sustainable management of biological resources.
It is an honour for Yagasu to take part in CBA along with other 38 Living Labs implementers and donors spread across the world including Reforest’Action, AstraZeneca, World Economic Forum (WEF), and Nature-based Solution Initiative University of Oxford’s.
On January 28th 2022, CBA successfully held its first member’s meeting in Dumfries House, Scotland which was attended by all members and an invited observer, Richard Dunne. Yagasu’s Program Director, Meilinda Suriani Harefa, also participated in this meeting.
(Yagasu’s Program Director, Meilinda Suriani Harefa, was in CBA member’s meeting in Dumfries House, Scotland)
(Yagasu’s Program Director, Meilinda Suriani Harefa was having a discussion with HRH The Prince of Wales and the other CBA members)
During the meeting, CBA members discussed the work programs achieved and the updates of the upcoming programs. #CBALivingLabs implementers and donors had a chance to share experiences, align visions, and discuss long-term strategies to scale the project impacts.
Yagasu (Yayasan Gajah Sumatra) is a Non-Governmental Organization with over 21 years of practical experiences on biodiversity conservation, ecosystem restoration and protection, climate change mitigation and adaptation, capacity building, environmental education and local economic reconstruction through the facilitation of generating income for local communities on green livelihoods. Established on July 17, 2001, the organization initial concernwas Sumatra’s elephant conservation. In 2006, Yagasu changed its management structure and officially registered with Yagasu Aceh as its legal name. In recent years, yagasu has been focused on restoring mangrove restoration, environment and climate change, and local community empowerment in Aceh, North Sumatra, East Java, and Wet Java Province.
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