Two Civil Engineering undergraduate students (one male and one female) from University of Riau, namely Muhammad Randy Alfath and Novalin Putri, are conducting research in Dompas village. Their respective research…
Selecting villages of study and planning for upscaling at Bengkalis, Riau
In the reflection phase, the CIFOR PAR CBFPR Team selected Dompas as the main village of study, and Sejangat, Sungai Pakning, Buruk Bakul, Sukajadi and Tanjung Belit as satellite villages.
Local community perceptions about fire
After severe forest and land fires in Indonesia in 2015, law enforcement on the use of fire become stricter. We surveyed the households of Dompas village and five other satellite villages on their perceptions about fire.
What do local people say about peatlands and peatland restoration?
During the planning phase of the PAR CBFPR project, we surveyed households at Dompas, the main village of study, and five other satellite villages. At Dompas, we surveyed 110 households…
Paperless, digitized survey: Transforming a new way of surveying institutions and households in Riau
CIFOR partnered with the Center for Disaster Study of University of Riau to update the baseline data for institutions and households. The previous data were limited to Dompas and its satellite villages.
Local community of Dompas developing business model canvases for various commodities
Revitalization of livelihood is a part of the 3Rs (Rewetting, Revegetation, and Revitalization of Livelihood) approach of Indonesia’s peatland restoration. It is also an important aspect of our participatory action research on fire prevention and peatland restoration.
Community-based group and experts are actively engaged in a planning process regarding fire prevention and peatland restoration efforts
The planning phase is a critical period in participatory action research. CIFOR teamed up with University of Riau to work with local government, community-based organizations and groups (land users/managers), land owners and villagers of Dompas to design action plans and set agreements.
Facilitating the local community to attend an entrepreneurship workshop
In a partnership with Bengkalis district’s Regional Council Members, CIFOR facilitated the local community to attend an entrepreneurship workshop held in Loka Patra Cultural Building, Bengkalis on 16 December 2018.
EcoConsult (GIZ ForClime II) visiting CIFOR headquarters to learn about and discuss community-based fire prevention and peatland restoration
On 7 December 2018 in the Sentarum Meeting Room, CIFOR welcomed and hosted colleagues from EcoConsult involved in GIZ ForClime II (Forests and Climate Change Programme), a project funded by the German development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ).
New peat depth map for Dompas village reveals findings that contrast with an existing map
A previous peat depth map for Dompas village, dated 2003, was produced by the Indonesian government’s Research and Development Agency for Agricultural Land Sources (BBSDLP/ Balai Besar Litbang Sumberdaya Lahan Pertanian) using a scale of 1: 250,000.