Yagasu – Yagasu conducted mangrove tree planting activity inviting teachers and students of SMP (Junior High School) 32 PGRI Pulau Kampai in coastal area of Pulau Kampai Village, Langkat, North Sumatra on Friday, 19 November 2021

The MoU was signed directly by the CEO of Yagasu, Mr. Bambang Suprayogi, and the Head of West Java Provincial Forestry Service, Mr. Epi Kustiawan.

(The CEO of Yagasu, Bambang Suprayogi was signing the MOU between Yagasu and West Java Provincial Forestry Service)

This MOU contains agreements related to the development of climate disaster resilient villages in West Java. Yagasu and West Java Provincial Forestry Service are in to develop climate-disaster resilient villages in West Java.

This program will also implement a sustainable green economy program and directly involve community groups, both women and millennial farmers/fishers.

The event was attended by 8 Yagasu team members and 30 delegates from relevant government agencies at Taman Hutan Raya (Forest Park) Ir. H. Djuanda.

Based on the discussion during the meeting, it was decided that a follow-up meeting would be held between Yagasu staffs and the branch offices of the forestry service in West Java.


About Yagasu

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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