Making knowledge work for forests and people
Bridging the gaps between knowledge and practices on forested landscape governanceMore information
Since the government appealed for social distancing and later implemented the PSBB (Large-Scale Social Restrictions), Tropenbos Indonesia (TI) has followed these appeal and regulation with full awareness and has fully participated in the efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19). Tropenbos Indonesia staff in Bogor currently work from home, and field staff in the worksite in Gunung Tarak Landscape make some adjustments in their activities to facilitate village communities.
Land in Indonesia is divided into two main categories: state forest area and non-forest area (APL). A state forest zone consists of both protected and production areas, while APL land is mostly designated for agriculture and human settlement.
Forest and agricultural lands are affected by changes and hazards due to natural factors as well as anthropogenic ones. Climatic factors are common causes for such changes and disasters, oftentimes combined with other factors such as market drivers or policy factors, creating more intense impacts.
Support the achievement of a productive and sustainable landscape through governance programs that include strategies to improve food security, responsible use of forest and land, and mitigation and adaption to climate change