APRIL’s PaperOne Helps CUBE Participants Bring Ideas to Life

APRIL’s PaperOne Helps CUBE Participants Bring Ideas to Life

From a quiet neighborhood in the 1980s, Buona Vista is today a thriving suburb in Singapore that boasts bioscience, technology and media research hubs, the Asia campus of French business school Institut Européen d’Administration des Affaires (INSEAD), and an up-and-coming Asia headquarters for pharmaceutical giant GSK, all while maintaining a link to nature and heritage […]

On-the-ground Snapshots: SIIA visits Pangkalan Kerinci

On-the-ground Snapshots: SIIA visits Pangkalan Kerinci

Snapshots Researchers from the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) visited us in Pangkalan Kerinci, Riau on August 24-26. Their visit was to establish a stronger understanding of the measures taken and challenges faced by RGE-managed business groups in environmental stewardship and fire prevention. See below for some of the snapshots taken on the ground… and also […]

Reaching out to the community with Project Sukacita

Reaching out to the community with Project Sukacita

Tanoto Foundation organised its annual Project Sukacita Dec 7 to 11, 2015 to reach out and help the community. Together in Community Service In its fourth edition, Project Sukacita saw undergraduates comprising 17 Tanoto Scholars from Singapore and Indonesia, and four volunteers join forces in the spirit of community service. The National University of Singapore […]

Record numbers attend annual Tanoto Scholars Gathering

Record numbers attend annual Tanoto Scholars Gathering

#TSG15 – Tanoto Scholars Gathering 2015 A record 266 Tanoto scholars attended the Tanoto Scholars Gathering from 12 to 15 August 2015 in Pangkalan Kerinci. Held annually since 2010 by Tanoto Foundation, this year’s Tanoto Scholars Gathering saw scholars from 23 universities across 9 cities in Indonesia. Learn and Lead Themed “Learn and Lead”, the […]

The Grower: Q&A with a Nurseryman

The Grower: Q&A with a Nurseryman

Tim Fenton, Deputy Head of Kerinci Central Nursery for Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP), is a Canadian who has worked in Kerinci since 2010. His experience to-date in Indonesia spans from plantation best practice to research and development, as well as nursery. What is your role at RAPP? I oversee and ensure the implementation of […]

The Town of Kerinci

The Town of Kerinci

The town of Pangkalan Kerinci, commonly known as Kerinci, is part of Pelalawan – a regency of the Riau Province; the economic hub of the island of Sumatra and one of the richest provinces in Indonesia due to its abundance of natural resources. Travelling to Pelalawan involves firstly flying to Pekanbaru in Riau and then […]