GAMBUT PROJECT : FIRE PREVENTION THROUGH REWETTING AND REVEGETATION IN DUSUN HILIR, BARITO SELATAN

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The study will continue recent UMP collaboration with PT ADARO to coordinate community–based and forest reclamation and rehabilitation research on ex-mining area and with CIFOR to assessing bioenergy species (nyamplung / Calophyllum inophyllum L.) for peatland restoration in Central Kalimantan. CIFOR is an international research organization that supports various researches in climate change mitigation, adaptation and renewable energy (bioenergy), social forestry and community-based economy. In this project, CIFOR that has various experience in research in bioenergy and restoration will provide and assistant on the restoration design activities and report writing. PT ADARO is a coal mining accompany in surrounding project area that will join in this research and concern about social management, forest rehabilitation and ex-mining reclamation. This study’s general objectives are to empower local community and increase the community awareness to protect peatland ecosystem through the bioenergy development program; hence, by managing peatland in a proper and sustainable manner, this fragile ecosystem can sustain and support the community livelihood. This collaboration specifically aims to 1) be part of capacity building to allow transfer skill and knowledge between CIFOR Scientists and UMP researchers, 2) support degraded peatland restoration activities in Indonesia that will benefit future generation, 3) maintain CIFOR-UMP collaboration to develop research in bioenergy species for non timber forest product (NTFP) that has been started through Species Trial CIFOR-UMP 2016 Project.

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