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The Dependence of Ramba Sihasur Villagers to Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) on Dolok Sipirok Nature Reserve (CADSi) in Sipirok South Tapanuli District North Sumatera Province

Mukmin Siregar, Awal (2003) The Dependence of Ramba Sihasur Villagers to Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) on Dolok Sipirok Nature Reserve (CADSi) in Sipirok South Tapanuli District North Sumatera Province. Other thesis, Universitas Andalas.

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Abstract

This research is concerned with the dependence of rural poor people to protection forest. As in many case they are assumed as forest destroyer or being obstacles of forest conservation program. The major obstacle in forest conservation is a lack of understanding concerning the point of view between the parties involved, especially when it comes to the perception of nature. This study designed to analyze the relationship of socio-economic and cultural factors in using Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) for household, economic and tradition need requirement. It is viewed necessary in determining forest conservation program. Research about “The Dependence of Ramba Sihasur villagers to Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) on Dolok Sipirok Nature Reserve (CADSi)” was conducted on October 2008 until January 2009. The purpose was to assess the role and importance CADSi has for the villagers, as well as related socio-economic and cultural aspects by explaining why the villagers are still maintain their activity on CADSi when the forest ban released, explaining factors influencing, identifying kinds of NTFPs were used and describing gender roles in collection. Research used qualitative and quantitative approach to gain the data and information, that expected its useful in analysis and findings interpretation. The result has indicate that the reason of perception regarding CADSi status were poverty, remoteness, difficulties to gain information and construct communication, hence low law enforcement. Dependence was influenced by ten factors, consist of: low education and knowledge level, income level, livelihood backgrounds, household size, resident status, duration of live in Ramba Sihasur, age and sex, traditions and culture. The evidence of the dependence on CADSi were NTFPs utilization that it was categorize in nine main type of utilizations, consist of : food sources, traditional medicine and technology, decoration, construction, fuel, hunting, tradition and culture. Totally of NTFPs has utilize in Ramba Sihasur village are 463 species, consist of 322 are plants and 143 are animals. In terms of gender, father dominated the NTFPs collection, such as hunting mammals, collecting wild honey, lak-lak, bamboo and tolong, medicinal plants and animals, rattans, ijuk, maragat, cinnamon barks, roofing materials, trapping birds, and fishing.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Unit atau Lembaga: Pascasarjana > Strata 2 > Integrated Natural Resources Management
Depositing User: nurmala eka eka nurmala
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2016 03:53
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2016 03:53
URI: http://repository.unand.ac.id/id/eprint/23755

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