Perjalanan SK Hutan Adat Empat Kasepuhan

Awal tahun 2021, sebuah pesan di aplikasi WhatsApp diterima RMI dari kawan-kawan Kasepuhan. Beritanya adalah bahwa perwakilan Kasepuhan Cibarani diundang hadir ke Jakarta dua hari lagi, tanggal 6 Januari 2021. Sebuah undangan juga dilampirkan dalam pesan ini, menyusul pesan sebelumnya yang meminta Abah Dulhani, Kepala Desa sekaligus tetua adat Kasepuhan Cibarani untuk hadir di Jakarta. Selengkapnya tentangPerjalanan SK Hutan Adat Empat Kasepuhan[…]

Belajar Lintas Kelompok di Pelatihan Kepemimpinan

Pada hari Sabtu dan Minggu (28-29 November 2020), RMI mengadakan pelatihan kepemimpinan di wilayah Masyarakat Adat Kasepuhan Pasir Eurih, Desa Sindanglaya, Kecamatan Sobang, Kabupaten Lebak, Provinsi Banten. Sejumlah 27 peserta, yang terdiri dari 11 orang pemuda perempuan dan 16 orang pemuda laki-laki, melakukan pembelajaran bersama dan mengaitkannya dengan program yang sedang dikerjakan di lokasi, yaitu Selengkapnya tentangBelajar Lintas Kelompok di Pelatihan Kepemimpinan[…]

Cross-Group Learning in Leadership Training

On Saturday and Sunday (28-29 November 2020), RMI held a leadership training in the Kasepuhan Pasir Eurih Indigenous People area, Sindanglaya Village, Sobang District, Lebak Regency, Banten Province. A total of 27 participants, consisting of 11 young women and 16 young men, learned together and linked it to a program that is being carried out in Selengkapnya tentangCross-Group Learning in Leadership Training[…]

Serial Discussion on Wellbeing Instrument and Concept Development

Today’s development agenda is built on the assumption that the economy is the main indicator of wellbeing. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is still widely used to measure growth and show economic status/level. This has led to the currently popular approach taken by the Indonesian government is an open economy/liberalization in the natural resource sector, where investment is the Selengkapnya tentangSerial Discussion on Wellbeing Instrument and Concept Development[…]

Back and forth Protecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Forest Areas

Recently, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) issued a new regulation on Customary Forests, P. 17/2020 concerning Customary Forests and Private Forests. This regulation is the implementing regulation for the administration of Customary Forests that have been allowed since the Constitutional Court decision number 35/PUU-X/2012 (MK 35) which corrected Forestry Law number 41 of 1999 Selengkapnya tentangBack and forth Protecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Forest Areas[…]

Learning to Manage the Environment from Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous people have their own local wisdom in protecting the environment and managing their natural resources. BRWA (2009) states that forests located in indigenous peoples’ territories are of good quality. Seeing this, the local wisdom should be an example for wider community, especially young people in protecting the environment. On July 25, 2020, Relawan4Life, a youth movement Selengkapnya tentangLearning to Manage the Environment from Indigenous Peoples[…]

Kasepuhan Cibedug Indigenous People in Protecting the Environment

The Sundanese indigenous people, or better known as the Kasepuhan indigenous people, have local wisdom in protecting their forests. They still depend a large part of their livelihood on the forest and develop habits to live in harmony with their surroundings. Forests and the Kasepuhan customary community are two things that cannot be separated.  Kasepuhan Cibedug is Selengkapnya tentangKasepuhan Cibedug Indigenous People in Protecting the Environment[…]