Category: News From The Field

Local teaks in Bumisari Plantation

About two hectares land was planted with teaks, mostly from Java, and combined with teaks from Thailand, Malaysia, India, Philippine and Myanmar. The Asian teak has some characteristics: heartwood is brownies red in color....

Rice Farmers in Cibening Village

Although Indonesia is the third-largest country regarding global rice production, it is still a rice importer. This situation is caused by farmers’use of non-optimal production technique in combination with large per capita rice consumption...

Why trees need pruning

Seasons help trees grow naturally, water and sunlight make the trunks bigger and have branches and plenty of leaves. When growing trees is a business, we have to make sure that the trees grow...

Landslide

Hilly area usually has a steep ground with different level of slope. When the land is used for paddy field, vegetable garden or hard wood plantation, we need to make a Terracing way to...

Wedding Party

One of guardians, Caci, held a wedding party for his daughter Riri. Like other Indonesian, he prepared the party for the reception after the wedding ceremony. Usually, family and relatives were invited to attend...

Clean Water

When the rainy season ends, people in Cibening Village will have a serious problem, they do not have enough water especially clean water during hot season. The River crosses the village will be dry...

Global Warming

One of the causes of Global Warming is the increasing of greenhouse gases. Carbon Dioxide (Co2) and Lead (Pb) emissions are continuing to rise due to burning of fossil fuels, land-use change, forest degradation...

Earth Day, 22nd April 2015

According to the Green Cities Campaign, today more than half of the world’s population live in the cities. As the urban population grows and the effects of climate change worsen, our cities have to...

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