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Hope

Masyarakat adat solusi perubahan iklim

Location

Indonesia

Released

December 2014

Duration

7:22

Tags
  • Climate Change
  • Indigenous Solutions
  • Uncategorized
  • Participatory-made film
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Uncategorized

The indigenous people of Sungai Utik, a Dayak Iban community in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, have maintained a strong traditional connection to their forests despite continuous pressure from logging and palm oil companies intent on taking their land. Their forests remain intact and their traditional values are keeping their community together. If we want to keep forests we need to trust and support communities like the indigenous Dayak Iban. As they tackle the impacts of climate change, through the sustainable forestry traditional both to their culture and to their understanding of nature, they can offer us climate solutions and hope for the future.

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