Major challenges lie ahead of us. With the dedication, drive and heart of its committed staff and stakeholders, Rangkong Indonesia will always be at the forefront of science, conservation and education concerning Indonesia's hornbills.
Rangkong Indonesia will work to conserve hornbills in Indonesia through collaborative science, conservation, education and by inspiring the Indonesian community on the importance of hornbills and forests.
We dream of Indonesia with healthy lands and lush forests, respected by the entire Indonesian population who are directly benefitting from the survival of hornbills and forests.
A conservation biologist who has been involved in numerous studies and conservation work in Indonesia since 2000, especially hornbill conservation. For the past six years he has undertaken measures to reduce rampant poaching of helmeted hornbills taking place in Indonesia.
A field biologist who has worked in a number of field research for years, especially birds, primates and butterflies. Currently works as researcher in Research Center for Climate Change - University of Indonesia (RCCCUI) and Rangkong Indonesia.
Having spent her youth in Jambi, Hardiyanti has been a longtime friend of the forest. Her love for nature grew through her involvement in environmental groups and volunteering. Hardiyanti majored in Biology in Pakuan University, Bogor. She joined Rangkong Indonesia in 2017 to conserve hornbills by engaging indigenous communities in West Kalimantan.
Nurma completed her undergraduate degree in Gadjah Mada University with a major in Biology. She was a member of several student organizations, including Matalabiogama. After living with the Dayak Iban indigenous tribe for 49 days, her interest in conservation grew. That curiosity motivated her to join Rangkong Indonesia as assistant researcher.
Jimmi completed his undergraduate study in Forestry in Tanjungpura University. During his university years, he took part in flora and fauna studies such as Javan rhino (Rhinoceros sondaicus) monitoring survey in Ujung Kulon National Park and survey to control Arenga palm (Arenga obtusifolia) growth in Javan rhino habitat in Ujung Kulon National Park with WWF. Jimmi joined Rangkong Indonesia in 2018 for Helmeted Hornbill Conservation in Kapuas Hulu landscape in West Kalimantan.
With an undergraduate degree in Biology Education, Indeka is highly interested and involved in bird education and conservation activities, and has volunteered and mentored numerous times for bird conservation. Indeka has been involved in a study on distribution and effectiveness of hornbill awareness. In 2018, Indeka joined Rangkong Indonesia for Helmeted Hornbill Conservation in Kapuas Hulu landscape in West Kalimantan.
Aryf is a conservationist who loves to going into the forest. He has participated in numerous conservation projects with consultant and government agencies, as well as orangutan surveys. Aryf joined Rangkong Indonesia in 2018 for Helmeted Hornbill Conservation in Kapuas Hulu landscape in West Kalimantan.
Riki is a conservation practitioner who majored in Forestry in Bengkulu University. His undergraduate study focused on large mammals in Seblat Elephant Training Center. Riki enjoys wildlife watching and his interest in birdwatching started in 2014. He became a contributor for the Asian Waterbird Census for Bengkulu until 2018 and was involved in an ornithology study in Enggano Island with the Indonesian Institute of Sciences. Riki joined Rangkong Indonesia in 2018 for the Helmeted Hornbill Conservation in Kapuas Hulu landscape in West Kalimantan.