XV World Forestry Congress


Mina Setra

Alliance of Indigenous Peoples of the Archipelago

Deputy Director


Mina Setra is Deputy to AMAN Secretary General, The Archipelago Indigenous Peoples' Alliance (AMAN - Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara) Mina Setra is an Indigenous Women of Dayak Pompakng from West Kalimantan, Indonesia. She is currently the Deputy to Secretary General of AMAN, (Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago) an indigenous organization with 2,422 member communities. For 20 years, Ms. Setra has worked on indigenous issues locally, nationally and internationally. She is also President Board of If Not Us Then Who, Board Member of RRI and the Co-Chair of Global Dedicated Grant Mechanism under Forest Investment Program of the World Bank, an innovative grant program of USD 80 million for fighting forest loss by putting project design and funding decisions in the hands of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) in 14 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. During her time as Deputy on Advocacy, Law and Political Affairs, AMAN won the Constitutional Court Ruling No.35/2012 on Customary Forests as non state-forest.