On February 23, 2019, IDEP held a workshop for teacher representatives from 22 Elementary Schools in nine regencies/cities in Bali. The workshop is part of Friends for the Universe program (TUNAS). The program, which often called as Learnscape, aims to increase the awareness and capacity of school community to create a sustainable and low-risk environment.
Since June 2018, IDEP has been worked in East Halmahera regency, North Maluku, to develop Sustainable Agriculture programs in four villages, which are mostly inhabited by the Tobelo Dalam community (the Halmahera native tribe). The four villages include Tutuling Jaya, Dodaga, Tomares and Pintatu. Tutuling Jaya and Dodaga are part of the East Wasile sub-district while Tomares and Pintatu are in the area of South Wasile sub-district.
Since 2016, IDEP has collaborated with six villages in Talaud Islands regency to preserve the biodiversity and provide sustainable livelihoods for the community. The six villages included Ensem, Ambela, Bengel, Rae Selatan, Dapihe and Dapalan. Prior to that, despite being blessed with rich biodiversity, including various protected endemic animals such as Sampiri (local name for Red and Blue Lory), the community had no choice but to survive in the midst of...
On February 3, 2019, IDEP in collaboration with the community conducted a joint tree planting activity around the area of Pura Puseh, Batumadeg village, Nusa Penida island. The community involved came from representatives of four local villages, namely Batu Madeg, Bantu Kandik, Suana and Tanglad. In addition to representatives of the community of 120 people, this activity was also attended by a number of local government representatives.
For almost two decades, IDEP has been delivering practical programs and public education activities to communities in need all over Indonesia. IDEP develops and delivers training, community programs and media about sustainable development through Permaculture, and community-based disaster management.
To date the work that has been done has resulted in:Over 10,000 kids joined environmental educational activities
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In the Balinese language 'IDEP' is the aspect of human consciousness that is our ability to plan and think critically.
This name helps us convey our belief that in this age of increasingly challenging life situations, it is our ability to understand our environments and create appropriate solutions for sustainable development, that will maximize our positive impact on this world and give us all a better chance for survival.
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