The ISCP has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Natural Resources and Ecosystem Conservation (BKSDA) in North Sumatra to enable the rehabilitation of the Nias Hill myna, and slow lorises.

The agreement was signed by the head of the North Sumatra BKSDA, John Kenedie, and the executive director of the ISCP, Rudianto Sembiring, in the BKSDA office in Medan on March 8, 2016.

The BKSDA also signed cooperation agreements with four other NGOs, namely Scorpion (which monitors illegal wildlife trading in Indonesia), the Sumatra Rainforest Institute (SRI), Tindakan Investigasi Memantau Ekosistem (TIME), and the Orangutan Information Center (OIC, or Yayasan Orangutan Sumatera Lestari) .

After the signing event, members of all the NGOs, and staff from the BKSDA in went to Medan Zoo to conduct a clean-up operation and discuss management solutions for Medan zoo.