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International workshop on managing anthropogenic impact on Lake Sentarum National Park, West Kalimantan, Indonesia, June 10, 2002

Borneo Conservancy

(Yayasan Konservasi Borneo)

In collaboration with Yayasan Riak Bumi

This workshop is a subsequent event conducted after a regional workshop, which involves local government officials, communities of Lake Sentarum and NGOs. The aim of the workshop is to promote links between groups with diverse backgrounds and to encourage participants to share their knowledge and experiences on wetland management.

Themes to be discussed in the workshop are of interest to a diverse audience, i.e.,

* management of anthropogenic impact, particularly on Lake Sentarum National Park,

* government policies on wetland conservation,

* success stories of relevant experiences with community-based resource management

Agencies, institutions and organisations that intend to participate in the workshop are as follows:

* Wetland International


* Monitor International




* Borneo Land

* Univ. of Tanjungpura

* KSDA Kalbar

* Bappeda Kapuas Hulu

* Yayasan Dian Tama


* Yayasan Madanika

All registered participants are invited to have a post-workshop dinner in the Kapuas Hotel.

Date and venue

Date: June 10, 2002

Venue: Kapuas Hotel, Pontianak

Official language: English and Bahasa Indonesia

Registration Fees

* Full registration - Rp. 350,000.-

* Students and local NGOs - Rp. 200,000.-

Optional tour

A tour to Lake Sentarum could be arranged if the number of participants is at least 5 persons. The duration of the tour is 7 days. The estimate cost per person is US $ 300.00, covering local transfer, meals and houseboat accommodation.

For further information, contact:

Gusti Z. Anshari

Yayasan Konservasi Borneo

(Borneo Conservancy)

JI. Paris 2, Perumahan Bali Mas 2 No. 5B

Pontianak 78124, Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia

Ph: ++ (62)(561) 711919

Email: or
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Date:Jan 1, 2001
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