After changing his agriculture system into agroecology, Wayan Jarmin and his family's life has improved financially. "I wasn't sure before. But after being assisted with the marketing system, I'm convinced I'm excited," said Wayan Jarmin, a farmer from Bedugul who applies agroecology.
Over the past three years, West Kalimantan has experienced frequent flooding that can last for months. "This disaster happens due to excessive forest exploitation, gold mining, and river silting. So there are no more water catchment areas," said Aidi Sapri, IDEP Introduction to Permaculture training participant.
"Voices in the Middle of Water Crisis" is here as a platform for anyone to talk about social, environmental, and psychological conditions when facing social and environmental degradation. Especially the presence of the water crisis, which is slowly starting to be realized. One by one, problems arose when clean water availability began to shrink.
Beyond expectations, the trial of implementing healthy and eco-friendly agriculture in an area of 10 acres in Subak Catur Angga, Tabanan, resulted in a satisfying harvest.
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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