Combating illegal and unsustainable trade in endangered species in Indonesia

Lead country


Participating countries


Project status

Under implementation

Implementing period

From November 17, 2017 to November 17, 2023

SDGs addressed by this project

SDG targets

  1. 15.5 Reduce habitat degradation, halt biodiversity loss, extinction
  2. 15.7 End wildlife poaching, illegal species trafficking
  3. 15.c Increase local capacity to combat species poaching

Project ID: 5391

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Technical team

  • Ecosystems and Biodiversity Programme

Technical area(s)

  • Ecosystem management and restoration


  • Wildlife conservation


  • Conserved areas
  • Forests


  • Terrestrial protected areas
  • OECM (Other effective area-based conservation measures)
  • Key biodiversity areas (KBAs)
  • Tropical forests
  • Intact forests

Transformed sector(s)

  • Forestry and other land use
  • Agriculture
  • Aquaculture

UNDP role(s)

  • Data collection and analysis
  • Innovative approaches
  • Institutional mechanism and system building


  • Law regulation
  • Governance
  • Management operation


  • Laws enforcement/ Regulation
  • Surveillance & Compliance
  • Transboundary governance
  • Inter-sectoral coordination
  • Wildlife and habitat conservation
  • Improved & diversified sustainable livelihoods (TP 5)

Social inclusion

  • Local community/CSOs
  • Smallholder farmers

Gender equality

  • Women park rangers
  • Livelihoods for women

Gender result effectiveness scale

  • Gender targeted


  • Systems pathway
  • People pathway
  • Sci-tech pathway

Risk reduction target(s)

  • Improve resilience
  • Hazard control/mitigation

SDG target(s)

  • 15.5 Reduce habitat degradation, halt biodiversity loss, extinction
  • 15.7 End wildlife poaching, illegal species trafficking
  • 15.c Increase local capacity to combat species poaching

Conventions and protocols

  • Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
  • National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs)

Private sector(s)


Hot topic

  • Digital transformation
  • Multi-stakeholder collaboration

Project objectives

To reduce the volume of unsustainable wildlife trade and the rate of loss of globally significant biodiversity in Indonesia and East and South-East Asia.

USD $7,138,853

Grant amount

USD $44,948,742

Leveraged amount (co-financing)


Source(s) of fund

Sources of fund


  • Global Environment Facility – Trust Fund ($7,138,853)

Implementing partner(s)

  • Government of Indonesia

Project metrics

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