PARTISIPASI MASYARAKAT PETANI DALAM KEGIATAN REBOISASI DI DESA PEKAWAI KECAMATAN NANGA SAYAN KABUPATEN MELAWI

Rika Wira Nauwati, M Idham, M Dirhamsyah

Abstract


Farmers community of Pekawai participation in responding the reforestation activities as preserving the protected forest has a high level of participation. Therefore, the information on community participation in reforestation activities is needed in order to identify the characteristics of the respondents and to describe the participation of the community and  the forms of farmers participation, which are the efforts made by the community in following the reforestation activities. The advantages of this research are to provide information, awareness and input to the community of the importance of farmers' participation in reforestation and forest sustainability. This study was conducted for 21 days between October 23 and September 12, 2017 in Pekawai Village, Nanga Sayan sub-district, Melawi District. This research was conducted by using qualitative descriptive method. Sample was determined through purposive sampling technique, total of respondent was 75. The findings show three levels of participation. 65, 34% of the people participated actively, 21,34% is in the medium and 13,34% is relatively passive . Community participation in reforestation activities are planting, preserving and evaluating. Forms of participation are: (1) Farmer community participation in Reforestation (2) Farming around Reforestation prohibition (3) Logging prohibition in Reforestation area (4) mutual assistance (5) rural-development forum as well as farmers reforestation activities in coordination with forest farmers group and involving customary institutions. The high participation is because some people have realized the importance of the role of forest for their lives. However, it does not mean that all communities have a high level of participation in this reforestation practice. This is due to the different perspectives of some communities on the function and role of the forest.

Keywords: community, pekawai village, nanga sayan sub-district, reforestation.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26418/jhl.v6i1.25435

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