About Us

Nature | Culture | Conservation

Yayasan Ekosistim Nusantara Berkelanjutan (EcoNusa Foundation) is a nonprofit organization aiming to promote to sustainable and equitable management of natural resources in Indonesia by strengthening local initiatives. To do this, EcoNusa encourages the development and capacity building of civil society groups, working with them to develop strategies for advocacy, campaigns, communications and stakeholder engagement. EcoNusa also promotes dialogue among stakeholders, to advance sustainable natural resources management and at the same time promotes equality, conservation, and transparency. The foundation was officially founded on July 21, 2017 and is based in Jakarta.

EcoNusa Foundation bridges communication among stakeholders in Eastern Indonesia (Tanah Papua and Maluku). We aim to optimize the best practice of environmental protection and sustainable natural resources management based on equitable principles through concrete activities along with the local communities. We also introduce the sovereignty values of natural resource management and conservation to policymakers at the regional and national levels.


Championing community’s independence in sustainable and impartial natural resources management.


Facilitating stakeholders on managing equitable and sustainable natural resources in Eastern Indonesia.
Expanding networks and improve the capacity of local NGO partners on equitable and sustainable natural resources management.
Promoting learning and best practices on equitable and sustainable natural resources management conducted by local NGOs and communities at national and international levels.
Organizing young people, especially in urban areas, to support the sovereignty movement on equitable and sustainable natural resources management.
Strengthening EcoNusa capacity as an effective and accountable organization of change in pursuit of the implementation of the vision and mission or mandates.

Organization Values

EcoNusa Team


We will work to promote equality, dignity and more just society, especially with regard to the poor and marginalised as well as the enviromental justice.


We believe in the equal value of every human being and the importance of respecting and honoring each individual; we know that change happens through people. We recognise the need for our work to reflect and promote respect for gender and diversity issues.


We believe in urgent action, innovation, and the necessity of transformation within the world and our own organization.


We hold ourselves accountable to the highest level of ethical behaviour and responsibility for our actions, while maintaining integrity in our performance and advocating for same in public institutions. Our purpose-driven, results-focused approach means we take responsibility for our actions and hold ourselves accountable. We believe that others should also be held accountable for their actions.


We are accountable to the people and partners we humbly serve, transparently sharing our results, stories and lessons.


We challenge ourselves to the highest level of learning and performance, tapping the best of the human spirit to create impact.


We are open to everyone and embrace diversity. We believe everyone has a contribution to make, regardless of visible and invisible differences. We know that by embracing differences, actively including a variety of voices, and joining together we can solve the world’s most complex problems.

Utreks Hembring

Program Officer – PSDA
Nama panggilannya Utreks. Pria kelahiran Limalas ini menghabiskan sebagian besar waktunya di Kota sorong sejak duduk di bangku Sekolah Dasar. Pinang merupakan makanan khas yang sangat digemari, bahkan kerap tak bisa jauh darinya. Memiliki pengalaman di bidang pertanian membuatnya bergabung di Yayasan EcoNusa dan bertugas sebagai staf lapangan. Berjalan dari satu kampung ke kampung lainnya untuk membagikan ilmu kepada masyarakat merupakan panggilan pria lulusan Fakultas Pertanian Universitas Papua ini. Di Yayasan EcoNusa, Utreks bertugas untuk memastikan dukungan pertanian, ketahanan Pangan dan penghidupan masyarakat dapat terwujud dan berkelanjutan.
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