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Katingan Mentaya Project receives Sustainable Business Award for Indonesia 2018

By hampshirehouse January 6, 2019 blog

Dharsono Hartono CEO of the Katingan Mentaya project received one of the sustainable business awards for Indonesia which are given to companies who are working on solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing the world today. The work undertaken by the Katingan Mentaya project tackles deforestation in Kalimantan, a region of the world where it is the most damaging and where the implications are global and impact, rainfall, carbon emissions, food security and biodiversity in equal measure.

#agroecology#Biodiversity#carbon#climate smart agriculture#Deforestation#food security#PalmOil#sustainable business

Emily talks “Sticks and Stones” with Chuck Leavell

By hampshirehouse August 31, 2017 blog

Chuck Leavell and Chris Kimsey

Emily finally met and thanked Chuck Leavell, Rolling Stones pianist and renowned Tree Farmer over supper in Marylebone. He runs the Charlane Plantation in the US state of Georgia with his wife Rose Lane (chuckleavell.com/) and co-founded the highly influencial Mother Nature Network which featured Operation Planet Basket and The Katingan Project on the MNN.com Leaderboard in 2014 (mnn.com)

Topics of conversation included:

#agroforestry#carbon#chuck leavell#Climate Change#forestry#forests#peat bogs#peat forests#rainforests#rose lane#sustainable forestry

Katingan Project ref as “Good News Story” re deforestation by Francis Seymour at WEForum, Davos 2017

By hampshirehouse February 13, 2017 blog

Deforestation: Approx 7 minutes in Frances Seymour refers to the The Katingan Project as a positive forest protection model in her presentation at DAVOS  Feb 2017.

#agriculture#Biodiversity#carbon#Climate Change#Deforestation#ecosystem restoration#firefighting#food#forest fires#forests#indigenous peoples#indonesia#Palm Oil#peat forest#sustainable development
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