Building Disater and Climate Change Resilience in Padang Pariaman Farmer Communities, West Sumatra (Field-Bumi Ceria)
Field-Bumi Ceria is a program to prepare communities face the disaster risk, adaptation and mitigation of climate change on the farming community in the district of Padang Pariaman, West Sumatra.
The program is fully implemented by the Field Indonesian support through cooperative agreement no. AID-497-A-10-00002 from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) since October 1, 2010 to March 29, 2013.
Throughout the span of the first Field-Bumi Ceria program, it has facilitated a series of field school activities in 20 villages. This program has been running the school field with 100 units of various themes that are closely related to the issue of disasters and climate change in farmers’ fields.
The field school activities has reached 2,500 people and as a change in the level of village cadres. This cadres work with the parties in inter-village network and become part of the expansion impacts of Field-Bumi Ceria program. In addition, dissemination and training seeks to increase the capacity of 3,000 people in terms of disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and mitigation
In the early stages, the program reaches 10 villages in the district of Padang Pariaman, ie: Kasang, district. Batang Anai; Stone Kalang, district. Padang Sago; Guguk, district. 2 × 11 Kayu Tanam; Sikucur, district. V Koto Kp. Dalam; Ulakan, district. Ulakan Tapakis; Kudu Gantiang, district. V Koto Timur; Lurah Ampalu, district. VII Koto Sungai Sarik; Kataping, district. Batang Anai; Koto Baru, district. Padang Sago; Pakandangan, district. Enam Lingkung.
Field-Bumi Ceria working together with the community and village government and the participation of all stakeholders including government, private sector, non-governmental organizations, the media and others.
Gender equality becomes holistic perspective in every activity and program implementation. In addition, the program also supports networking among communities to provide positive influence to the effects of the program.
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