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3rd Archipelago Jamboree and 2nd Southeast Asian Youth Conference
September 13, 2023September 13, 2023
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3rd Archipelago Jamboree and 2nd Southeast Asian Youth Conference

The Samdhana Institute, an institution founded in 2003 by a group of conservationists as well as human rights activists and development experts, this year celebrates 20 years of its existence as part of the social and environmental movement in Southeast Asia. Based on this, Samdhana collaborated with BRASTI and the Wisnu Foundation to organize the...

Establishment of the CMCA Rights Holder Network
June 17, 2023June 17, 2023
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Establishment of the CMCA Rights Holder Network

Community Managed Conservation Areas (CMCA) or Indigenous Peoples and Local Community Protected Areas (ICCAs) is a practice of managing natural resources and the environment by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLC). For thousands of years, IPLC has carried out conservation practices in a broad sense, covering landscapes with all their biodiversity and socio-cultural life. This...

Gen Z JED Camper
May 15, 2023May 15, 2023
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Gen Z JED Camper

Gen Z JED Camping is a continuation of the 2 Generations Workshop: Get to Know and Introduce Our Villages on December 16-18, 2022 at Werdhapura Hotel Village Center, Sanur. In collaboration with PRSGF (Pastor Delbert Rice Small Grant Fund) in the Philippines, this activity is aimed at getting to know Gen Z between villages more...

Sinau (Learn) at Pesinauan (Learning Center) Osing
March 10, 2023March 10, 2023
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Sinau (Learn) at Pesinauan (Learning Center) Osing

Baga Raksa Alas Mertajati (BRASTI) is an association of the Dalem Tamblingan Indigenous People (MADT) in Catur Desa (Gobleg village, Munduk village, Gesing village, and Umajero village) of Buleleng regency. This institution was established as part of an effort to propose Alas Mertajati as Customary Forest, aimed at identifying, managing, and developing existing potential and...

Workshop 2 Generations
December 26, 2022January 30, 2023
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Workshop 2 Generations

Friday, December 16, 2022 “This is Koming, sis..” Wow… 15 years ago Koming was still a child, still sucking milk. And now Koming is in college. Not only Koming, there are also Feby, Devi, Adit, and others. Twenty years ago, their parents initiated the formation of JED (Village Ecotourism Network). At present, hope they will...

Minaesa Village Learn Ecotourism in Perancak & Budeng Village
October 8, 2022November 5, 2022
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Minaesa Village Learn Ecotourism in Perancak & Budeng Village

Perancak – Budeng, October 6-7th, 2022 Minaesa VILLAGE is located in North Minahasa Regency, North Sulawesi. Together with MDPI Foundation (Indonesian Society and Fisheries), village officials and young people plan to turn their village into an Ecotourism Village. One of the efforts made to achieve this dream is to visit the villages of Perancak and...

Down to the Mertajati Forest Tamblingan
October 5, 2022November 5, 2022
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Down to the Mertajati Forest Tamblingan

Adat Dalem Tamblingan, October 4, 2022 Re-Glorification Program of the Mertajati Forest Tamblingan has been carried out since 2018. Together with the Indonesian Dedicated Grant Mechanism managed by The Samdhana Institute, the program is aimed at developing the Costumery Adat Dalem Tamblingan Four Villages forest in Buleleng Regency as a tradition-based learning center for sustainable...

Bali Reborn – Bali Bangkit
July 27, 2022July 27, 2022
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Bali Reborn – Bali Bangkit

It’s been 2 years since the Bali economy has been collapse during the Covid-19 pandemic. About 54% of the Bali economy supported by the tourism sector, tourism is the main driver of the Balinese economy which has had an impact on other sectors, such as: trade, agriculture, services, transportation, etc. From March to the end...

Remapping Dukuh Sibetan and Tenganan Pegringsingan
October 25, 2021November 13, 2021
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Remapping Dukuh Sibetan and Tenganan Pegringsingan

At That Time, Year 2000 The participatory mapping of the Banjar Dukuh Sibetan area and the Tenganan Pegringsingan Customary Village was first carried out in 2000. The tools used are still very simple, namely using a compass and a meter to collect data in the field. The points taken are then drawn on millimeter paper...

Waste Identification in Tenganan Pegringsingan Customary Village
September 30, 2021November 13, 2021
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Waste Identification in Tenganan Pegringsingan Customary Village

Friday morning, August 13, 2021 at the parking lot east of Tenganan. When we arrived around 07.40, the activity had already started. There were about 30 Tenganan youths who gathered with PPLH Bali. Not only young people from the Tenganan Pegringsingan Customary Village (Banjar Kauh, Tengah, and Kangin) but also from Seked and Abianbada. They...