Anchored in the principle that sustainable livelihoods and environmental health are interdependent,
Apical adopts a holistic landscape approach, which focuses on working in harmony with nature and communities to advance a sustainable model for the future.
Priority Landscape – Aceh Singkil
Aceh Singkil plays a crucial role in protecting the Leuser Ecosystem, consisting of 2.6 million hectares of tropical forest and home to various Sumatran animal species such as the orang utan, rhinocerous, Sumatra tiger, and the elephant.
In Singkil, rapid illegal land conversion for oil palm plantations poses a challenge to this vital ecosystem’s sustainability.