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Benefits of Sasi for Conservation of Marine Resources in Raja Ampat, Papua0.8 MiB | August 14, 2017
Author(s): Paulus Boli, Fredinan Yulianda, Ario Damar, Dedi Soedharma, Rilus Kinseng
Tags: Raja Ampat, conservation, Sasi
Description: Residents of Raja Ampat, Papua, have been practicing sasi for generations to manage local marine resources. Recognizing its importance for marine resource conservation, efforts have been made to integrate sasi into current conservation management approach. This study was carried out with 3 objectives: (1) to define and elaborate sasi; (2) to examine the benefits of sasi for conservation of marine resources; and (3) to evaluate the change of sasi in the context of conservation.
Bunga Rampai ALAMKU 200711.2 MiB | March 14, 2014
Author(s): Anonymous
Tags: Papua, Papua Barat, OTSUS, Pengelolaan Sumber Daya Alam
Description: Pengrusakan hutan akibat aktivitas illegal logging...Dengan demikian meminimalkan kebocoran-kebocoran dana hasil pemanfaatan sumber daya hutan kayu yang merugikan
negara yang seharusnya dapat meningkatkan sumber pendapatan asli daerah guna peningkatan kesejahteraan masyarakat melalui pemanfaatan sumber daya hutan
secara berkelanjutan.
GRM Papua Assessment Report USAID Indonesia 20091.7 MiB | March 14, 2014
Author(s): GRM International
Tags: West Papua, Papua, development, Poverty, Environment
Description: The purpose of this Assistance and Advisory document is to provide USAID with contemporary information on options for a multi-sector strategy for implementation in the
Indonesian Provinces of Papua and West Papua, as an integral part of the 2009-2013 Country Assistance Strategy.
Over a period of 38 days through two field periods - late November to 17 December; and 8– 24 January, the technical assessment team visited the provincial capitals of Jayapura and Manokwari and the regions of: Jayawijaya; Merauke; Mimika; Sorong; Sorong Selatan and Kaimana where officially documented data was collected. In addition a total of 125
respondents in Jakarta, and Papua and West Papua provided additional anecdotal information from the perspective of national, provincial and local governments; NGO’s faith-based organisations; universities, legislators, village community members and donor organizations.
Historical Ecology Of The Raja Ampat Archipelago2.6 MiB | March 4, 2014
Author(s): Maria Palomares; Johanna Heymans
Tags: Raja Ampat, Fisheries, Overfishing, Historical, Resource Management
Description: This report presents a review of the status of marine resources of the Raja Ampat Archipelago, Papua Province, Indonesia based on narratives of early European expeditions in various museums and libraries in Europe and also local archives in Papua.
LGSP Final Report- Bird's Head Governance Initiative 20092.9 MiB | March 14, 2014
Author(s): RTI International
Tags: West Papua, development, Bird's Head, Governance, USAID
Description: The USAID/Indonesia Local Governance Support Program implemented by RTI International1 directly supported “expanding participatory, effective and accountable governance,” as described in USAID’s Strategic Objectives Grant Agreement (SOAG) with the Government of Indonesia dated July 11, 2005.

The LGSP program in Bird’s Head was designed to assist local governments to:
• Enhance local planning, budgeting and financial management practices and transparency for more efficient resource management and accountability;
• Improve the decision-making and supervisory functions of local councils over financial and budget performance as the people’s elected representatives; and
• Increase the informed participation of local communities in local government development planning and budgeting deliberations that affect their futures.
Profil Kemiskinan Papua Barat 201081 KiB | March 14, 2014
Author(s): BPS Provinsi Papua Barat
Tags: Papua Barat, Kemiskinan
Description: Jumlah penduduk miskin di Provinsi Papua Barat pada tahun 2009 sebanyak 256.840 jiwa (35,71persen) turun menjadi 256.250 jiwa (34,88 persen) pada tahun 2010. Selama periode 2009 – 2010, jumlah penduduk miskin turun 0,23 persen dan persentase penduduk miskin turun 0,83 poin.
Up For Grabs: Deforestation And Exploitation In Papua's Plantations Boom1.5 MiB | March 4, 2014
Author(s): Telepak; EIA
Tags: Papua, Deforestation, exploitation, biofuels, wilderness
Description: The unique forests of Papua are under siege from the rampant spread of plantations. Up to five million hectares of land have been targeted for conversion to grow
crops like oil palm, with the projected global demand for biofuels driving much of this conversion.
Using wildlife for local livelihood – Experiences from the Bird’s Head Peninsula, West Papua, Indonesia0.4 MiB | June 20, 2019
Description: Wildlife products are valuable commodities, and wild meat is considered as premium value because it has a high value per unit weight compared with other forest products Wildlife products are commonly used for consumption purpose, generating household income and cultural reasons. Because cultural values differ among ethnic groups, it is important to understand how wildlife contributes to local livelihoods in different areas of the Bird’s Head Peninsula.