Tiger Can Not Extinct in Sumatera

The Sumatran Tiger Project conducted an evaluation of the implementation of project activities in the first quarter and second quarter as well as the discussion on the planned activities of 2018.

Director of Biodiversity Conservation, Mr. Bambang Dahono Adji who is also the National Project Director of Sumatran Tiger Project opened this event. “Tigers should not be extinct in Sumatra Synergy with project partners and non-governmental organizations helps us achieve biodiversity conservation targets,” Bambang said.

Representatives from GEF, UNDP, WCS, ZSL, FFI, PIU staff and PMU Sumatran Tiger also attended the 2-day event from 10-11 October 2017 in Medan, North Sumatra.

Mr. Rudijanta Tjahja Nugraha, National Project Manager of Sumatran Tiger, explained the achievements of the project, followed by the exposure of PIU (Project Implementation Unit) and partners of national parks and NGOs, in all landscapes of Gunung Leuser, Bukit Barisan Selatan, Berbak-Sembilang and Kerinci Seblat .

“Gunung Leuser National Park has a lot of potential, germplasm potential, micro hydro, geothermal energy and ecotourism, but encroachment, hunting and illegal logging continues to be a threat,” said Misran, Head of Gunung Leuser National Park Office. BB TN Gunung Leuser in collaboration with the Sumatran Tiger Project and partners synergize patrols to suppress threats in the park.

In this event all stakeholders committed to implement synchronization and synergy in supporting the action of conservation of biodiversity including Sumatran tiger conservation action.