Spatial differentiation of community participation on urban forest management at Jakarta Capital City

M. A.P. Igor, Chotib

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Climate change that occurs in Indonesia can lead to the increase in urban areas temperature, which makes the forest's role to control the urban microclimate is important. Urban Forest in Jakarta adjacent to the settlement, hence it is important to determine the participation and perception of the surrounding community in urban forest management. The management consists of planning, maintenance, protection, utilization and monitoring. This study observed two urban forests, namely Rawa Malang and Srengseng Sawah, which are located separately from each other. The urban forest was divided into three clusters, i.e: one cluster located close to the urban forest and two other clusters located farther away from the urban forests. The purposes of this study are to analyze the spatial pattern of community participation in urban forest management and to describe the factors influence perception and participation. Questionnaires distributed to 180 respondent (90 respondent at each urban forest), and the data were analyze using Scoring System and regression. The result showed the participation of the society which is influenced by four variables. Community participation in urban forest management is not influenced by the level of community education, but by good urban forest conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012038
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 26 Nov 2018
Event3rd International Conference on Climate Change, ICCC 2018 - Solo City, Indonesia
Duration: 27 Nov 201828 Nov 2018

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