A project to help the Nature Conservancy (TNC) to develop their 4 SIGAP conservation and community empowerment sites in Merabu Village, Rote-Kupang, Wakatobi & Misool. Sebumi help in particular in site ecotourism strategy, development planning and execution.
One of the SIGAP models, Merabu was Located in Kelay, Berau Province, East Kalimantan. Merabu Village is well-known for its status holding forest management rights. Berau has 46 mammal species, therein including endemic species as Borneo Orangutan and more than 100 flora species. Merabu is also home to 220 Dayak Lebo Communities.
Home to several unique ecological and cultural locations, Merabu is very proud of its cultural and wildlife heritage. Some of it’s famous locations are Beloyot Cave and Nyadeng Lake. Merabu is also the origin of the world famous Sangkulirang Karst ecosystem, not only supporting its endemic wildlife, but also enhances the economic and social life of the local people