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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.