The opening of the access of citizens in managing lands in forest land makes them got for a transparent and results no longer cat kind with the Forestry Department. Positive impact is the increased income for communities around the forest.
"I don't need to work everywhere and could give a living family, as well as the financing of school children."
The recognition delivered Chotib Sulaiman, Thursday (7/12/2017) on the grounds of Social Forestry, village, sub-district Wetan Brani Maron, Probolingo District. Over 1.9 acres of land that he manage over 35 years, he planted trees sengon along with tobacco and cayenne pepper.
Within 5 years the wood sengon already quite large and salable sold, while tobacco and cayenne pepper can be harvested in a matter of months.
Through this kind of cropping patterns and varied harvest, farmer tenants forest would get a sustainable income to support the family economy from time to time.
Positive impact of Social Forestry also felt by Sujoko (49), village chief Brani Wetan, "used to be sharecroppers kind cat with Yarn, now people have the calm," he said when found in the Office of the Chief of the village.
According to the chemical engineering alumnus Sujoko UPN Surabaya, the portion for the result is also clear. For plants, sengon sharecroppers got 70 percent while 30 percent became part of the Forestry Department. As for annuals such as rice, corn, tobacco, etc., farmers can ration 90 percent and 10 percent of the Forestry Department.
Through a transparent Division of this, the community felt a lull in its execution of its land as well as reduce the theft of timber in the area of the forest belongs to the Forestry Department. "Frankly the community Sub-district se Maron proud, for the first time since the country Indonesia formed the President's Jokowi can be present at Wetan, forest Brani anymore," says Sujoko outspoken outspoken.
The area of forest for Social Forestry program in the village of Brani Wetan is assigned an area of 496.8 hectares allocated to 265 people or 1.9 hectares per. Aside from Brani Wetan, tenants also comes from the village of Opo-Opo, Kaliacar, and the abyss of jeru.
As is well known, Social Forestry and land certificates into two important pillars in the national programs reforma agraria. This program aims to address the inequity of excessive land mastery.
Through social forestry communities and community groups are given the opportunity to manage the land and get results within a certain period. Whilst passing land pensertifikatan, the community was given the legal certainty of getting land rights that had actually already they manage.
Specifically for social forestry, the Government has prepared a land area of 12.7 million acres stretching from Sabang until Merauke. Most of the land has been left to the community to be managed productively.
From the report data 3 years of governance of the Joko Widodo – Jusuf Kalla, then realised that social forestry amounted to 1, 058.622,43 Ha. With details of the forest people's plants 232,050.41 ha, 244,434.67 ha community forest, forestry partnership 71,608.20 ha ha 491,962.83 village, forest, social forestry permit and an area of 4,674.90 ha, forestry and indigenous forest 13,918.42 ha.
Through this program, communities and community groups create a scheme to develop the land for their well-being. For example by planting crops, sengon wood, white wood, tobacco, corn, pineapple, rice, or to the activities of eco tourism.
Forest utilization permission is valid for 35 years into the future. However, if the public can make use of them with highly productive, permission can return extended up to 35 years.
This permission also provide certainty for farmers as well as land managers about the status of the management that they do. With that assurance, the farmers can now have access to banking services in advancing the effort.
Technically the social forestry is actually creative ways to utilize space that exists among the forests. The short-lived plants are grown by utilizing an existing sunlight.
Utilization of the land also be access for the public tenants get income from yield annuals. In a broader scale this social jungle will boost the prosperity of the people.
A permanent efforts done to overcome inequality and Jokowi President