Mission and Goals


The Borneo Project brings international attention and support to community-led efforts to defend forests, sustainable livelihoods, and human rights. We believe that protecting human rights and environmental integrity in Borneo is a critical component of the global movement for a just and peaceful world.


To support indigenous-led campaigns to secure legal land rights, and to support actions and activists to preserve indigenous land rights.

To support communities acting to preserve and conserve local ecosystems.

To support cultural conservation efforts for indigenous and forest-dependent communities in Borneo.

To educate the American public about the importance of Borneo, indigenous rights, and the role of forests in climate change and biodiversity conservation.