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Simon Badcock

Senior Advisor, Sustainable Land/Seascapes

Location
Indonesia
Languages
English, Indonesian, Malay

Simon Badcock

Senior Advisor, Sustainable Land/Seascapes

Simon Badcock manages the Sustainable Landscapes Partnership (SLP), which is a public-private partnership that invests in replicable low carbon business models that reduce pressure on forests, support economic growth, improve livelihoods, and expand community income-earning opportunities in Indonesia.

Simon Badcock is Chief of Party for the Sustainable Landscapes Partnership (SLP), a public-private partnership to invest in replicable low carbon business models that reduce pressure on forests, support economic growth, improve livelihoods and expand community income-earning opportunities in Indonesia.

Professionally, some of Simon’s accomplishments include leading the USAID-funded project AMARTA Sulawesi Kakoa Alliance, in which he managed a training program for more than 24,500 smallholder cocoa farmers across Sulawesi and Bali, as well as providing consultancy on implications of the decentralisation reforms to the forestry sector in South Sumatra for protected area management, indigenous communities, pulp and paper operations, illegal logging and local governance.

Prior to his work at Conservation International, Simon worked as an assistant director for Australia’s department of education in Adelaide, an agricultural advisor in Indonesia, and a business development officer in Indonesia, among other positions. He has earned a joint Bachelor’s degree with honors in geographical/environmental studies and politics from the University of Adelaide. Simon has also co-published many research articles focused on agriculture in the Asia-Pacific areas.

Simon Badcock is Chief of Party for the Sustainable Landscapes Partnership (SLP), a public-private partnership to invest in replicable low carbon business models that reduce pressure on forests, support economic growth, improve livelihoods and expand community income-earning opportunities in Indonesia.

Professionally, some of Simon’s accomplishments include leading the USAID-funded project AMARTA Sulawesi Kakoa Alliance, in which he managed a training program for more than 24,500 smallholder cocoa farmers across Sulawesi and Bali, as well as providing consultancy on implications of the decentralisation reforms to the forestry sector in South Sumatra for protected area management, indigenous communities, pulp and paper operations, illegal logging and local governance.

Prior to his work at Conservation International, Simon worked as an assistant director for Australia’s department of education in Adelaide, an agricultural advisor in Indonesia, and a business development officer in Indonesia, among other positions. He has earned a joint Bachelor’s degree with honors in geographical/environmental studies and politics from the University of Adelaide. Simon has also co-published many research articles focused on agriculture in the Asia-Pacific areas.

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Agricultural and Tree Crop Commodities, Agro-Forestry, Community-based Natural Resource Management, Non-Timber Forest Products, Property Regimes, Rural Development, Value Chains
Location
Indonesia
Languages
English, Indonesian, Malay