Making knowledge work for forests and people
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Environmental/ecosystem Services (ES) is the benefits people obtain from the natural ecosystem (natural forest and tree cover). This could be provisioning services (food, water, wood, etc.), regulating services (water purification, biological control, pollination, and climate regulation), cultural services/ non-material benefits (ecotourism, aesthetic appreciation, and inspiration for culture, landscape beauty, spiritual experiences) and supporting services (habitat for species, nutrient cycling, and maintenance of genetic diversity).
In recent years, many initiatives are offered by NGOs to save forest ecosystems, especially tropical rain forests around the worlds with its rich biodiversity.
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.
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