Asosiasi Usaha Homestay Lokal Kabupaten Raja Ampat

Key Facts

Equator Prize Winner: 2017
Year of establishment: 2013
Location: Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Ecosystem: Forests, oceans, coasts, wildlife

FAUHLKRA is a growing network of 84 community-owned businesses in Papua and West Papua, offering ecotourism services that connect tourists directly with family-run homestays through a user-friendly web portal, Stay Raja Ampat, and an SMS booking system. More than 600 new jobs have been created in homestays, fishing, and agriculture, including for youth and women, providing viable alternatives to the resort industry. The association sets hospitality and environmental standards for all member community-owned businesses. Pressures on ecosystems have been reduced through community forest patrols, peer-pressure enforcement of no-take fishery zones, and a participatory system to report illegal activities.

Contact Information

Lindert Mambrasar
Chairperson

http://www.stayrajaampat.com

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Equator Prize 2017

 

Asia and the Pacific

Marine and Coastal Resource Management

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Equator Prize 2017

 

Marine and Coastal Resource Management

Equator Prize 2017

 

Marine and Coastal Resource Management

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Key Facts

Equator Prize Winner: 2017
Year of establishment: 2013
Location: Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Ecosystem: Forests, oceans, coasts, wildlife

FAUHLKRA is a growing network of 84 community-owned businesses in Papua and West Papua, offering ecotourism services that connect tourists directly with family-run homestays through a user-friendly web portal, Stay Raja Ampat, and an SMS booking system. More than 600 new jobs have been created in homestays, fishing, and agriculture, including for youth and women, providing viable alternatives to the resort industry. The association sets hospitality and environmental standards for all member community-owned businesses. Pressures on ecosystems have been reduced through community forest patrols, peer-pressure enforcement of no-take fishery zones, and a participatory system to report illegal activities.

Contact Information

Lindert Mambrasar
Chairperson
http://www.stayrajaampat.com