TRAINING ON MANGROVE- BASED FOODS AND BATIK BY YAGASU: EMPOWERING WOMEN IN COASTAL COMMUNITIES IN SITUBONDO, EAST JAVA
Yagasu – Yagasu provided training on mangrove-based food products and batik processing for women in coastal communities in Situbondo, East Java on Thursday, 10 December 2021.
The training was attended by women and young women of Situbondo, East Java. This activity aims to help the women of Situbondo be able to process Mangrove plants into Batik crafts and food products.
(Mangroved-based foods processing training by Yagasu in Situbondo, East Java)
(Batik Training by Yagasu in Situbondo, East Java)
It is expected that the women of Situbondo could produce handicrafts and foods from materials and ingredients found in Mangrove forest.
Yagasu hopes that after this training they can start a business utilizing sources from mangrove forest and become a new source of income for them.
Yagasu (Yayasan Gajah Sumatra) is a Non-Governmental Organization with over 21 years of practical experiences on biodiversity conservation, ecosystem restoration and protection, climate change mitigation and adaptation, capacity building, environmental education and local economic reconstruction through the facilitation of generating income for local communities on green livelihoods. Established on July 17, 2001, the organization initial concern was Sumatra’s elephant conservation. In 2006, Yagasu changed its management structure and officially registered with Yagasu Aceh as its legal name. In recent years, Yagasu has been focused on restoring mangrove restoration, environment and climate change, and local community empowerment in Aceh, North Sumatra, East Java, and Wet Java Province.
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