Aceh Barat – Yagasu and the Head of Lhok Timon Village signed a village regulation and spatial map on Wednesday, March 30th 2022.
The signing of this regulation was attended by Yagasu’s Program Director, Meilinda Suriani Harefa, Keuchik (The Head) and Tuha Peut (Village Deliberation Agency) of Lhok Timon Village.
(Program Director of Yagasu, Meilinda Suriani Harefa, was explaining the objectives of the village regulation)
(Head of Paluh Kurau Village was signing a village regulation on Mangrove protection)
The main objective of the village regulation is to protect the mangrove forest in Lhok Timon Village.
The process started from mapping the mangrove area, socializing and consolidating with all authorities, drafting a village regulation, to signing a village regulation.
This village regulation also aims to accelerate the realization of community welfare through improvement, service, empowerment, and community participation, as well as increasing regional competitiveness by taking into account the principles of democracy, equity, justice, privilege and specificity of a region.
At this meeting, all participants agreed and signed the regulation that had been drawed up together.
“We hope that the signing of the Village Regulation for the Protection of Mangrove Forests in Lhok Timon Village will make the village community more concerned in protecting Mangrove Forest in Lhok Timon Village”, Meilinda Suriani Harefa explained.
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 concernwas 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 Provinces.
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