Eco-certified Natural Rubber from Sustainable Rubber Agroforestry in Sumatra, Indonesia

Beria Leimona Laxman Joshi, Andree Ekadinata, Asep Ayat, Atiek Widayati, Deyrizal Alira, Gede Wibawa, Irma Nurhayati,
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), W-BRIDGE (Waseda-Bridgestone) Initiative

This project applies an action research method to analyze and test eco-certification of jungle rubber as a mechanism for conserving biodiversity and enhancing the livelihood of rubber-growers in Jambi, Sumatra, Indonesia. It analyzes the trade-off for different land use, the potential for eco-certification of rubber, and tests the potential working relationship with industry and government stakeholders.