Budi Azwar, Zulkarnain, Aras Mulyadi, Harlen



Index and management sustainability condition of Kenegerian Rumbio customary forest, Riau Province - Indonesia

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Forest utilization aims to obtain the benefits in terms of forest products and services in an optimal, fair, and sustainable manner for the welfare of people, especially those living around the forest as well as to foster public awareness to maintain and enhance the function of conserved forests to realize the preservation of natural resources and the environment for both present generation and future generation. The objective of this research is to confirm sustainability and the driving variables regarding the management of the customary forest of Rumbio, Kampar Regency, Riau Province. Developing a model for managing sustainable forest on customary land is carried out with interviews with experts in the field of forestry, adat stakeholders, spatial planning and the environment. there are 7 experts including government, academics, practitioners, community leaders, customary stakeholders, and non-governmental organizations. The overall Rapfor analysis show that the value of sustainability condition is 57.31% which is categorized as quite sustainable (in which the ecological dimension is 57.00%, the economic dimension is 48.55%, the social cultural dimension is 60.41%, and legal / institutional dimension is 61.13%). These conditions reveal that the Rumbio customary forest management is fairly good. The driving variables of the sustainability of the forest management include; institutional capacity, government budget, community agency involvement, tourism potential, and local wisdom practice factors.


Driving variables, sustainability condition, Kenergerian Rumbio customary forest


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Budi Azwar, Zulkarnain, Aras Mulyadi, Harlen. (2020) Index and management sustainability condition of Kenegerian Rumbio customary forest, Riau Province - Indonesia. International Journal of Environmental Science, 5, 241-252


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