Herman Hidayat

Herman Hidayat
部門・職位
環境共生研究部門
招へい研究員
専門
Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Japan
研究分野/キーワード
Forest Policy, Political Ecology, and Peat Swamp land management

Herman Hidayat

Model Participation and the Role of Local People in Restoration of Peat Swamp: A Case Study of Riau, Central Kalimantan Province and Hokkaido Prefecture

Forest fires occurred in Indonesia 1990s and 2000s are main factors highlighted on mis forest management for instance not properly well managed, peatland conversion to paddy rice field, illegal logging, forest conservation into oil palm, mining, industrial timber plantation (Hutan Tanaman Industri for pulp and paper industry), etc. These conditions eventually affect on forest degradation and deforestation and forest fires. Besides, from law perspective, central government and local government as well are very law in law enforcement and hard sanction to whom the practitioners who break the law.

The research would like to focus one of aspect of mis management on forest management namely the role of local people as well other stakeholders to participate and contribute on peatland management to tackle forest fires in terms of their obey regulation on making fires in their customary forests land (for paddy rice cultivation), making canals to wet their peatland, establish group members to relinquish/prevent forest fires (kelompok pemadaman api), to empower socio-economic program of local people), etc. Besides, to study of lessons from Hokkaido in terms of agro-production, technology, fertilizer, canal block system, etc.,- how central government and local government, academician, NGOs, etc., properly manages peatland of Hokkaido for paddy rice field, cow and grass plantation and other agricultural products.