TROPICAL F'OREST OF BATU KLIANG UTARA, CENTRAL LOMBOK: Last Decade Condition and Community Forest Perceptions' on it

Latifah, Sitti and Sjah, Taslim (2015) TROPICAL F'OREST OF BATU KLIANG UTARA, CENTRAL LOMBOK: Last Decade Condition and Community Forest Perceptions' on it. In: Proceeding International Seinar on Tropical Natural Resources 2015 :" Toward Sustainable Utilization on the Tropical Natural Resources for a Better Human Prosperities". Mataram University Press, Mataram, pp. 165-179. ISBN 9789798911859

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Tropicalforests such as one in the District of BatuKliang Utara, Central Lombok Regency, oe useful in terms of economic, environment, and social. Yet, forest must be used in balance mix of tlw tlree aspects, to achieve sustainable development. Management can Qe the key in achieving this ptrpnse, and management needs appropriate inforntation, including the current condition and, nnst importantly how the surrounding community perceive about the forest. This paper reports on tlpse two issues. The study tookplace in the area of communityforest (HutanKemasyarakatan, HKm) of Aik Berih and coveredfour villages of Karang Sidemen, Lantan, Aik Berih dan Setiling, (in the district of BatuHiong Utara, Central Lombok Regency). There were 200 persons (2.5 % of the population of thefour villages) were sampledfor structured interviews, and 40 key informants were in-depth interviewed. The 200 community members consisted of 16A persons of HKmfarmers and 40 persons wln are not HKmfarmers, while the 40 informants are those of governments (ofregency, district, odvillages), Nan Government Organizations (NGOs), andprivate businesses. Collected datawere wtalyz e d de s t ipt iv e ly. Results of this study revealed that respondents and informants perceived that the erwironment, including theforest, scenery, water resource, andfauna, were improvtng in this last decade. Maintaining and improving this condition requires that forest must be managed by the country, but by permitting someforest products to be utilized by comrnunity, with cautious of tight control in maintaining ecosystem balance to support the live of the community. It is also reported here that forest degradation occurring now days was eaused by illegal loggtns and so forth. Forest management requires certain institution, who are able to avoid direct and indirect degradation of the forest.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords (Kata Kunci): Tropical forest, Community forest, Community perception, Forest management Cental Lombok
Subjects: S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Divisions: Program Studi Kehutanan
Depositing User: Dr. Sitti Latifah
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2018 01:12
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2021 06:35

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