Resources

Publication

Mangrove restoration: to plant or not to plant?

Mangrove planting has become hugely popular. The majority of planting efforts are however failing. A more effective approach is to create the right conditions for […]

Blog

Meet Abdul, a local champion of Building with Nature Indonesia

The time flies for Abdul Ghofur and 25 other participants of the Coastal Field School Training of Trainers (ToT). In May they completed their season-long […]

Case study

Building with Nature Indonesia

Reaching scale for coastal resilience The initiative “Building with Nature Indonesia” aims to build stable coastlines with reduced erosion risk through a unique integration of […]

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Meet Our Team

We have a staff of approximately 20 peoples. Our global office is based in the Netherlands. All of our offices contribute to develop and implement our global Strategy and work to achieve its global targets. This is our team in the lndonesia office.

News

Building with Nature project in Java in Dutch Magazine the Ingenieur

Dutch Magazine De Ingenieur published an article about our Mangrove Restoration project in Indonesia. In Indonesia, the Northern Java- Coast erodes rapidly amongst others because […]

Blog

Building with Nature in Northern Java, taking it step by step

“She must be really good at writing” the villagers are whispering behind my back. I am sitting on a small bamboo platform, used for fishing, […]

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Vision and Mission

A world where wetlands are treasured and nurtured for their beauty, the life they support and the resources they provide. Read more...

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How We Work

The local community is our agent for change on the ground. We enable communities to restore their degraded wetlands, stop their the damaging activities (e.g. logging and poaching) and provide them with microcredit.. Read more...

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Coastal resilience

Hard structures like dams, sea walls, and canals have boosted coastal development, but also resulted in the loss of valuable coastal wetlands and their services. Using the Building with Nature approach, we aim to catalyse a fundamental shift in coastal and delta planning.

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Coastal wetland conservation

Together with research institutes and other NGOs, we conduct large-scale research in Indonesia to generate facts on the importance of mangroves for coastal protection and the maintenance of fish stocks.