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Village Forest Management in Indonesia; Perception and Influencing Factors Towards Kenegerian Gunung Sahilan Village Forest, Riau Province

Journal: International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD ) (Vol.10, No. 3)

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Page : 12395-12404

Keywords : Village Forest; People Participation; Institutional & Policy; Social Forestry;

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This article is aimed to analyze group perception about village forest management of KenegerianGunungSahilan (KGS) and measure influencing factors of village forest management in KGS village forest. Quantitative is used for collecting and analyzing the data. The questionnaire is done by face to face mechanismand shared to 299 respondents from GunungSahilanVillage and SahilanDarusalam Village. Descriptive quantitative analysis is used to describe the perception about KGS village forest management. Then, multiple linear regression analysis is used to measurethe influencing factors. Data and qualitative information from indepthinterview and non-participation observation are used to explain as well as strengthen the quantitative findings. The result of the research shows that the people influenced by KGS village forest management have “need improvement” perception towards KGS village forest management. Statistically, institutional capacity factor (X1), resource (X2), and policy standard (X3) have significant influence towards KGS village forest management (p > 0.05). Standard factor policy becomes the most influencing factor, that is 0.410 so that the structural equation for village forest management is Y = 0.249X1+0.346X2+0.410X3. Strengthening policy, utilization of the resource use and institutional capacity improvement which is competitive need to be done so that KGS village forest can give big benefits for the villagers, whether it is direct or indirect

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