Community-Based Natural Resources Management

Village Governance Strengthening

Pohon Loa
Loa Tree Fruit Loa tree or ficus recemosa, a plant that grows in the protected forest of Wehea, East Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan. © Lebin Yen
Pengukuhan Kepala Desa
Village Head Inauguration The inauguration ceremony of 3 village heads, namely: Nehas Liah Bing Village, Benhes Village and Dia Beq Village, East Kutai, East Kalimantan. © Chris Djoka

SIGAP SEJAHTERA Program is implemented in Berau Regency to facilitate all 99 villages in Berau. This program is a partnership between the Regency Government, private sectors, academia (Gadjah Mada University), and YKAN.

This program is related to the SIGAP Learning Networks, which consists of SIGAP Coaching Clinic for village facilitator capacity strengthening and SIGAP village academy for village government capacity strengthening. Community Learning Circle is also present as a facility for knowledge assimilation between village facilitators and village government. The capacity strengthening thematics covers village facilitation techniques, village governance, village business institutions (Village-Owned Enterprises or Badan Usaha Milik Desa (BUMDes)), and social forestry management.

Panen Jagung
Corn Harvest Corn harvest season in sustainable forest use areas managed by local residents. © YKAN