Promoting Sustainable Forest Management & Biodiversity through Research & Education Partnerships

USAID rutgers unas

Project Mission

The central goal of this USAID supported project is to create a partnership between Rutgers University and Universitas Nasional that will increase the quality of and access to education, training, and research opportunities within Indonesia for both Indonesian and foreign students while promoting the conservation of orangutans and their critical habitats.


Learn more about the faculty and students from Rutgers University and Universitas Nasional who are involved in the research and conservation activities for this project.


Learn more about the research projects aimed at increasing our knowledge about Indonesia's peatland habitats and the plants and animals that inhabit them.


Learn more about the papers published at the Tuanan Research Station and by key project personnel, as well as our plans and progress for this USAID supported project.

Field Courses

Learn more about our educational summer programs aimed at providing field experience in research and conservation to Indonesian and international students, now offered through Rutgers University's Center for Global Education.