Subak, as one of the World Cultural Heritage, has received several warnings from UNESCO. These warnings stem from the various problems in the subak area, such as land-use changes that disrupt the ecosystem and the subak itself, activities upstream that damage water sources, and changes in processing agricultural land. Subak included in the WCH are also food sources for the Balinese people, especially during this COVID-19 pandemic, relying on...
Aware of the importance of forests as a water catchment area, encouraged the community in Yehembang Kauh to carry out reforestation at some crucial points, such as river banks and Hutan Belajar areas. Local communities manage this planting area to cultivate various Jembrana endemic plants. IDEP Foundation has supported and accompanied local communities intensively since 2012.
Floods became a seasonal disaster experienced by the community in Sumberklampok Village. Over time, this disaster got bigger until the worst happened at the end of 2021, which caused several houses to be damaged. Those who live near the forest also experience a crisis of access to clean water. Even more days, the drought present made the water crisis increase.
Sweat was pouring down, and foreheads continued to wrinkle as we walked through the village of Sumberklampok. Even though the time was 08.00 AM, the heat and scorching sun had been stinging since it appeared on the eastern horizon. The bright sunlight also enveloped Singaraja-Gilimanuk street. But we can still find shade when we enter the natural gate that is so beautiful belonging to Nengah Sudiasa.
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.
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In the Balinese language 'IDEP' is the aspect of human consciousness that is our ability to plan and think critically.
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