PRCF Indonesia Associate, Fifiyati Hoesni, has been awarded a community entrepreneurship prize for her dedication to the Dayak weaving project in Indonesian Borneo. ‘Dayak’ is a loose term for the indigenous peoples of Borneo. Weaving, an ancestral art form practiced mainly by older Dayak women, is under threat of extinction because younger generations are leaving [...]
In October 2011, PRCF Indonesia’s work on protecting the remaining forests in West Kalimantan, was featured in the Pontianak Post. The article, written in Bahasa Indonesian, touches on PRCF’s work to ensure rural communities are granted management status of the forests surrounding their villages. (Photo: Stephanie Jung.)
On June 3rd through 5th, PRCF Indonesia participated, for the first time, in the Carassauga Festival of Cultures. The Indonesian pavilion was hosted by the Indonesian Consulate in Toronto, in partnership with the Indonesian Canadian Community Association (ICCA).