Sumatra Rainforest Institute (SRI) is a Indonesian grass-roots organisation which focuses on the conservation of the Sumatran rainforest.
Sumatra Rainforest Institute is a Indonesian grass-roots organisation which focuses on the conservation of the Sumatran rainforest and its endangered species, rescuing wildlife in need as well as assisting local farmers to implement eco-friendly agricultural systems and technology in Northern Sumatra. SRI was established as an NGO in June 2000, becoming a collective organisation in 2002 and was legalised as an Institution in September 2007.
The Sumatra Rainforest Institute's focus landscapes in Tapanuli Region are
One of Sumatra Rainforest Institute's programs is the Community Agroforestry Development Unit. This unit focuses on community development through agroforestry initiatives involving farmers who live around Batang Gadis National Park. It's projects provide the farmers with eco-friendly agriculture extension programs, conservation education and sustainable economic development solutions in North Sumatra.
In conjunction with typical agroforestry outcomes, the Community Development Unit from Sumatra Rainforest Institute also aims to
Improve rainforest management and protection of endangered species in Northern Sumatra, taking significant actions in collaboration with multiple stakeholders.