This small grant is having impacts beyond this one site. The project results are motivating other local groups to develop programs that find solutions to other environmental challenges. Empowerment as a result of the grant is widespread across the country, covering many areas and sectors, and has enabled the group to develop community rights outreach and to build and develop partnerships with different state actors, including the Ministry of Sustainable Tourism, the Department of the Environment, the AB Investment Authority and the Community Development Division, as well as with the private sector, including hotels.
Ruma’mus Ung Gio: A ritual to honour ancestral connections to a sacred spring in Indonesia
This short film follows Warembunga spiritual leader Tonaas Rinto Taroreh as he conducts a ritual to protect and honour ancestral connections to a sacred spring near his community in Indonesia.
Forest Peoples Programme4 April 2023