Sustainability of Water Resources in the Upstream Watershed- Based Community Engagement and Multistakeholder Cooperation

Agus Brotosusilo, Dyah Utari, Afrizal Agung Satria

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The communities engagement become the backbone of the conservation in the Citanduy upstream watershed. It functioning as a major deal and the first one in keeping his own Watershed. This paper based on Community Engagement Grants (CEGs). Program Society-based empowerment approach is also emphasized in the viewpoint of environmental law that is useful to set governance and sanctions in watershed management. The type of activity to be undertaken are the expansion of awareness programs communities of the existence and condition of the watershed Citanduy, the formation of a cadre of conservationists environment that is primarily directed to children and women, the institutionalization of customary law environment, and afforestation by planting 100,000 prolific trees, tree conservationists, and Sunda endemic tree in the land surrounding the watershed upstream Citanduy. The Program involves several partners and stakeholders who helped in substance and operational support activities in the field.. Result of program shows that Community Engagement Grants need cooperation among stakeholders by positioning the community as main subject of changing, not as subject who does not understand their needs to change.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012018
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 5 Feb 2016
Event3rd International Conference on Geological, Geographical, Aerospace and Earth Science, AeroEarth 2015 - Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 26 Sept 201527 Sept 2015


  • Community Engagement
  • Multistakeholder Cooperation
  • Upstream Watershed
  • water security


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