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Journal > INDONESIAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT > COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM IN PINOGU SUBDISTRICT, BONE BOLANGO REGENCY, GORONTALO PROVINCE, INDONESIA: CONCERNING TO THE UNIQUE LOCAL BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION

 

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INDONESIAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Vol 1, No 2 (2016): INDONESIAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM IN PINOGU SUBDISTRICT, BONE BOLANGO REGENCY, GORONTALO PROVINCE, INDONESIA: CONCERNING TO THE UNIQUE LOCAL BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION
Article Info   ABSTRACT
Published date:
11 Apr 2016
 
First year of three year plan of Community Empowerment Program through Student CommunityServices (SCS) of Gadjah Mada University was conducted in Pinogu Subdistrict, Bone Bolango Regency,Gorontalo Province in 2013. Pinogu is located on top of hill and reserved as the National Park of BoganiNani Wartabone and this protects some endangered species, such as Tarsiers and Megapodon birds. As themost remote area, Pinogu had not been touched equally by the central government, therefore it was lessdeveloped. Pinogu had been popular with coffee plantations since Dutch colonial periods. This plantationswas now too old and became forest. This SCS Program was designed to empowered local people foragribusiness including rejuvenate coffee plantation and coffee production and to educate local people tobe aware of local biodiversity and understand how to conserve the most endangered species, Tarsiers andMaleo. Twenty one of UGM students from different study programs had been coached and trained priorlyby Field Instructure within 3 months with the SCS-thematic programs and leadership; then they weremobilized to Pinogu and stayed for 2 months conducting the program.Two main programs out of 7 SCS thematic programs were successfully conducted during SCSactivity in Pinogu, Bone Bolango Regency. Coffee agribusiness programs from upstream to downstreamprocesses were trained to local community who interested in coffee production twice a week by studentsand biodiversity conservation was tought to junior high school students. These SCS program achievementswere including establishment of anursary, improvement of local people skills in manage coffee plantation,selection of mature seed, seed drying, and good coffee processing, and also establishment of a coffeeproducing community. Conservation education on local endemic and endangered species—Megapodonbirds (M. Maleo) and Tarsiers (T. Spectrum)—to junior high school students was attracting some studentswho were really interested in learning more about fauna conservation and improve student awarenesson endemic and endangered species as the main icon for foreign tourists who visited Bone Bolango. Thesuccess of the SCS-UGM programs were contributed by sinergy of university and the local governmentfinancial support and students and field instructure commitment.Keywords: community empowerment, coffee agribusiness, SCS UGM program, T. Spectrum and M.
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