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Activities by NGOs and CBOs Indonesia

  Type of Activity Organization Area
1 Conservation of Forest in North Sulawesi Herry Rompas Minahasa, North Sulawesi
2 Utilization of weeds in East Java JULITA JOYLITA WAHYU MUMPUNI Surabaya, East Java
3 Construction of tunnels, dams and irrigation systems in Bali SUBAK TIRTA AMERTA Badung, Bali
4 Construction of water tunnels in West Sumatra Zamrisyaf Agam, West Sumatra
5 Construction of water tunnels in Central Java Haji San Munadi Pemalang, Central Java
6 Construction of power plant with water turbine in North Sumatra Father B. Tarigan Karo, North Sumatra
7 Construction of water tunnels in West Java Abdul Rozak Tasikmalaya, West Java
8 Construction of irrigation system in Lampung Village community of Sukaraja North Lampung, Lampung
9 Construction of irrigation in West Java Mrs. Eroh Tasikmalaya, West Java
10 Construction of irrigation in East Java Islamic traditional school of Nurul Huda Sumenep, East Java
11 Construction of irrigation in West Java K.H. M. Hassanudin Garut, West Java
12 Utilization of weeds in East Kalimantan Sumiyati Tenggarong, East Kalimantan
13 Construction of water tunnel in West Nusa Tenggara H. Fathurachman East Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara
14 Construction of dam in Central Lampung Islamic traditional school of Al Amin Perwakilan Sekampung Udik, Central Lampung
15 Construction of wells in Yogyakarta Dr. Ir. Sunyoto, Dipl. HE, DEA Yogyakarta
16 Conservation of Traditional Forest in Bali Group of Tri Kayangan Traditional Village Tabanan, Bali
17 Water dripping technology in West Nusa Tenggara H. Achmad Amin. West Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara
18 Development of Dam in Central Java Pramugi Prawirowijoyo Blora, Central Java
19 Discovery of water resources in Yogyakarta Sudijono Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta
20 Development of irrigation system in East Java Tim Rowi Bondowoso, East Java
21 Creation of water channels in East Java Sarni Magetan, East Java
22 Construction of irrigation in East Java Supeno Kediri, East Java
23 Conservation of water springs, Bamboo forest, Development of society owned forest, Animal conservation in East Java Natural Resources Conservation Group (KPSA) Kalijambe Lumajang, East Java
24 Conservation of forest in North Sumatra Marga Tondang Sibidik Group Simalungun, North Sumatra


    Kapamalian consists of regulations (prohibitions) in environmental management, for instance; prohibition in opening mystic forest and forests around water resources.
    A range of forest which is referred to as pahomba is totally forbidden to entered not to mention to be exploited. In reality, the trees in each pahomba function as the mother trees that can spread their seeds to relatively vast grass land. Therefore, if no fire kills the seedlings of the trees, the natural process of forest expansion can surely take place. Trees in pahomba around river banks function as riparian or river protecting trees that function as filters against erosion materials and at the same time function as natural shoulders of a river and for the conservation of river water.
    One of the traditional technologies in using agricultural water efficiently is by way of subak. Through the existing irrigation network, the division of water flow is made based on the width of the area and the stages of rice growth by using dividing equipment in the form of coconut trunk or other waterproof tree trunks. The trunk is formed in such a way by making notches or carvings on different depth so that the debit of water that flows on one side is different from the debit of water on the other side. The dividing trunk can be moved and set on a different canal as required with the rule set by kelihan yeh or a person who manages water distribution.
    Bersih Deso is a traditional program and at the same time a program that is conducted for environmental conservation which is still done by the people of Gasang village at present. This program is done annually in the Javanese lunar month of Selo on a certain Friday which is referred to as Jumat Pahing. The people in groups clean their environment such as roads, ditches and rivers. After they finish doing the cleaning or bersih deso, they conduct ceremonies in groups known as “sedekah bumi” by presenting one big pumpkin and one little pumpkin, a dish without chilly and without meat and various harvest crops known as “pala kapendem” and “pala gumantung”.
    One of the wisdoms of the community of Pagar Alam is the community owned tebat. Tebat or fish bed can be owned individually or collectively. Tebat has a social function to strengthen social solidarity and integrity. Any time the fish is harvested, bobos tebas, is conducted meaning taking out all the content of the fish bed by all villagers.
    Maccera Tasi turns out to be effective in arousing religious (spiritual) emotion of society members. During the implementation of ceremony, they are reminded of their responsibilities to respect the sea, to keep clean, not to damage and not to over exploit the potential of fish and sea animals.
    The wisdom of the local people is reflected in the effort of the society to maintain and to preserve traditions of Bau Nyale which is related to fertility. Nyale or sea worms of the reincarnation of a princess are then crowd the sea water in their magnificent colors. Every year there is always a ceremony of Bau Nyale by the people of Sasak.
    In the management of natural resources, lebung does not only use land opening but it is also one of the techniques of the local people to trap fish when water in the pond subsides. Furthermore, taking fish out of lebung is not controlled by the mechanism of purchase, but it follows the rule that accommodates the relations between pengemin and the owner of lebung as a gratification not as a loss compensation for the king of the fish out of lebung.

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