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IDEP Foundation | Helping People to Help Themselves - food soveriegnity

  • Caring for Seeds, Caring for Life

    During these five years of cooperating with IDEP, farmer groups in Pedawa Village have been able to try variations of vegetable and fruit crops and cultivate them. The variety of seeds they plant provides its advantages because they can implement crop rotation to minimize the arrival of pests and diseases. "It's good that we can exchange seeds because here [IDEP] is a seed bank, so we do not plant one type of plant," said Kadek Suantika, a farmer from Pedawa Village.

  • Gardens of Hope: From the South Coast Karst Hills of Yogyakarta to the Eastern Edge Villages of Java

    At the end of 2019, IDEP team members visited groups of tobacco farmers in two regencies, Jember Regency in East Java and Gunungkidul Regency on the southern coast of the Special Region of Yogyakarta. In these two regions, there are two tobacco villages through which we passed through, and by 2020, there were three villages we visited.

  • Realizing the Important Role of Forests, West Kalimantan Farmers Want to Implement Sustainable Agriculture

    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.

  • Subak Catur Angga Towards Sovereignty Through Eco-Friendly Agriculture

    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. 

  • Sumberklampok Farmer: Releasing Food Sovereignty Through Food Forest

    Community in Bukit Sari, Sumberklampok strives for food sovereignty through the design of a Food Forest that is more nature-oriented. Amid the government narrative about a food estate, which is predicted to achieve food security by destroying around 3.69 million hectares of forest. The local community of Bukit Sari with IDEP and KPA Bali came up with a food forest built on Ayahan Subak. This collective land is included in the agrarian reform object managed by the ex-East Timor community with 136.96 hectares.

  • The Voices of Environmental Degradation

    "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.

  • Wayan Jarmin: Farmer From Bedugul Who Living from Sustainable Agriculture

    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.

 

IDEP Foundation | Helping People to Help Themselves

IDEP Foundation | Yayasan IDEP Selaras Alam
Helping People to Help Themselves
Br. Medahan, Desa Kemenuh, Sukawati
Gianyar - Bali
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