[ACTION ALERT] With their feet buried in cement, Kendeng Farmers appeal to President

Thursday, 23rd March 2017 The Kendeng farmers call on the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, to revoke the license for the state-owned cement maker PT Semen Indonesia in Rembang, Central Java. If this factory is built the effects on both the environment and the lives of hundreds of local farmers will be disastrous. Paddy fields Selengkapnya tentang[ACTION ALERT] With their feet buried in cement, Kendeng Farmers appeal to President[…]

Meneguk Manisnya Kopi Sapit

Pagi itu, seperti biasanya, Sukawandi menyempatkan untuk menikmati secangkir kopi sebelum beraktivitas seharian di hutan. Sukawandi bersama sebagian besar masyarakat di desanya memang bermata pencaharian sebagai petani. Kopi yang ia minum setiap pagi adalah kopi yang ia petik dan olah dari lahan Hutan Kemasyarakatan yang ia kelola. Pengelolaan Sumber Daya Alam berbasis masyarakat melalui skema Hutan Selengkapnya tentangMeneguk Manisnya Kopi Sapit[…]

Kasepuhan Indigenous Forest of Karang has Officially been Recognized by the President

The people of Kasepuhan Karang, Lebak, Banten can now breathe a sigh of relief. The reason? The three-year fight to obtain recognition from the government regarding the rights to their indigenous forest has finally succeeded. After going through the verification and validation stage twice since the filing of the October 5th 2015 establishment of indigenous Selengkapnya tentangKasepuhan Indigenous Forest of Karang has Officially been Recognized by the President[…]

Baduy Festival Breaks Weaving Record

Kanekes – The weavers in Kanekes Village, Leuwidamar Sub-district, Lebak Regency, Banten, today (4/11) broke the record for weaving which occurred in several places during the activity held in the Baduy Festival. According to the Village Head of Kanekes, Jaro Saija, there were more than 500 weavers that were spread across 65 sub-villages in the Selengkapnya tentangBaduy Festival Breaks Weaving Record[…]

Make Cisadane River Count!

There are 17,000 Watersheds in Indonesia. From that number, there are 108 critical Watersheds that must be restored.1 Within the National Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJMN) 2015-2019, the government decided that 15 Watersheds are a national priority to be immediately restored. Citarum, Ciliwung, Cisadane, Serayu, Solo, and Brantas, Asahan Toba, Siak, Musi, Way SEkampung, Way Seputih, Selengkapnya tentangMake Cisadane River Count![…]

Piknik Kopi, Tren Baru Berwisata

Rencananya, hari sabtu itu kita akan berangkat pukul tujuh dari Stasiun Paledang Bogor. Namun karena tiket keretanya habis, akhirnya pake angkot. Apabila menggunakan kereta, kita naik kereta Bogor-Sukabumi, lalu turun di Stasiun Cigombong. Mulai jalan dari Bogor sekitar pukul delapan, setengah sepuluh akhirnya sampai di Bodogol. Dilanjutkan dengan ojek sekitar sepuluh menit, akhirnya kita sampai Selengkapnya tentangPiknik Kopi, Tren Baru Berwisata[…]