This 402,000-hectare area in southwestern Cambodia is the source of some of the country’s largest rivers and safeguards a vital watershed.
The 100,000-hectare Harapan Rainforest consists of two former logging concessions, making it the first conservation concession in Indonesia.
Named for its three main rivers – the Yopno, Uruwa and Som of the Huon Peninsula – the YUS Conservation Area stores huge amounts of carbon dioxide.
This California-sized ocean wilderness of coral reefs and rich fish populations was threatened by over-fishing and climate change.
The most important stakeholders, with respect to the Sovi Basin initiative, are individuals and families with landholdings in the Basin.