All posts tagged with: forestry

Collective Action for sustainable development

Posted September 22, 2014 Avatar ndmetherall

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Leave no one behind… Village communities show the way towards an inclusive post-2015 framework. There is a small island called Solor. It lies in the Savu Ocean near the point of intersection between Asia and the Pacific. Solor’s population is largely dependent on the agricultural sector. Unfortunately, it is also highly arid and difficult to find fertile land for growing crops. This leaves the island’s rural communities especially vulnerable to changing rain patterns and...


THE VALUE OF TREES

Posted September 1, 2014 no picture Raphael-Connect-Zambia

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Since the beginning, trees have furnished us with two of life's essentials, food and oxygen. As we evolved, they provided additional necessities such as shelter, medicine, and tools. Today, their value continues to increase and more benefits of trees are being discovered as their role expands to satisfy the needs created by our modern lifestyles. Community and Social Value Trees are an important part of every community. Our streets, parks, playgrounds and backyards are lined with...


Inspiring Young Environmentalists

Posted October 14, 2013 no picture Achmad

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We are so grateful to God, because there are still three environmental young leaders in Indonesia which dare to help conserve the environment in a sustainable way. They are Achmad Solikhin, Haqqy Rerian Erlangga and Anggita Putri Chaerani. Achmad Solikhin is a student at the Bogor Agricultural University, majoring from the Forestry Faculty. He is highly passionate about the environment and forestry. Haqqy Rerian Erlangga is a student at the University of Riau, majoring from the...