Ford Foundation

USD 200.000

January 1, 2020 – June, 2021


South Sumatra, which is one of the pilot provinces in the cross-sector program with a target to reduce emissions from five priority sectors namely forestry and peatlands, agriculture, energy (transportation), industry and waste from 15 other Provinces in the 2014-2019 RPJMN. This was then followed up at the Provincial level by the issuance of Governor Regulation No. 21/2017 of the Green Growth Master Plan for South Sumatra Province and South Sumatra Governor Regulation Number 16 of 2017.

As a follow up to support for various initiatives and efforts of the central and regional governments in natural resource management, Penabulu Foundation with Ford Foundation help rural communities in particular and other stakeholders so that they can disseminate information related to natural resource conservation, forest resource management, dissemination of effective practices for building sustainable livelihoods, and the creation of pro-community climate narratives.

The long-term objective of this program is that collaborative management of natural resources by stakeholders in South Sumatra Province can continue in a sustainable manner.

The short-term objective of this program is the dissemination of effective practices in forest resource management for enhancing sustainable livelihoods and pro-community climate change narratives through the use of communication media between rural communities.

Expected results from this program are:

  1. Increased awareness of the local community about the importance of sustainable management of natural resources through the use of information technology at the local level in the Province of South Sumatra.
  2. Increased awareness of stakeholders about the importance of exchanging information and knowledge for collaborative management of natural resources at the local level.
  3. Increasing the number of people using and accessing information through information and knowledge sharing platforms at the local level in an effort to build collaborative natural resource management.
  4. Increasing the amount of information and knowledge disseminated through information sharing platforms that support collaborative management of natural resources.
  5. Increased role of CSOs and staff from local governments to build community capacity to share information and knowledge about natural resource management at the local level.
  6. Increased awareness of the community and stakeholders to share information and knowledge about natural resource management.


This program is supported by Ford Foundation, on January 1, 2020 until December 31, 2020 with total funding support of USD 200.000