The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme
The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programmen
The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme is a unique collaborative programme of NGOs and the Indonesian government fighting for the survival of the orangutan in Sumatra. This comprehensive and integrated programme includes not only orangutan reintroduction, but also research, habitat protection and environmental education as well.
The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme SOCP is a collaborative programme of the PanEco Foundation, working with the Indonesian Government's Department of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation PHKA, Yayasan Ekosistem Lestari YEL (Foundation for a Sustainable Ecosystem) and the Frankfurt Zoological Society. The main coordinating office is located in Medan, North Sumatra, and the programme's various activities are implemented at different locations across the island.