BISA INDONESIA'S PROFILE
The environment comprises of everything that creates a unit of space, with the elements, powers, and living creatures including human and its behaviour which affects the human life itself as well as other creatures. The environment is divided into 3 components, that is natural environment (ecosystem), artificial environment (technosystem), and social environment (sociosystem). Nature and all of its elements is an inseparable unit. Every element is interrelated with one another.
Disharmony in the human-nature relationship (natural resource exploitation) creates lots of predicaments. Economic development often means ecological decline, aside from the fact that environmental quality is equally vital to economic advancement. Economic advancement through environmental service could benefit people's livelihood. On the other hand, change, degradation, decline, or even destruction of the environment has become a major threat for communities. There is a pressing need to restore the role of the ecosystem, technosystem, and sociosystem in life in order to maintain nature preservation and human prosperity.
BISA Indonesia is a non-profit organization working for environmental and social issues. Established in the Special Region of Yogyakarta on 1 February 2016, and holds a Notarial Deed no.66 of 7 November 2017. BISA Indonesia is officially registered at the Indonesian Ministry of Law and Human Rights no. AHU-0016252-AH.01.07 of 2017 as an organization based on Pancasila and Constitution.
Harmony between Indonesia's sustainable biodiversity and people's welfare.
- Conserve biodiversity and ensure people's welfare through environmental and social programs
- Put forward human-nature harmony through information dissemination, research, education, environmental sanitation, disaster relief, and community outreach.
- Plant and conduct advocacy for and with communities in research, education, environmental sanitation, disaster relief, and community outreach.
- Document and distribute knowledge about the environment.
- Establish, expand, and maintain partnerships among NGOs, government bodies, private sector, and legal entities within and outside the country.
- Research-based conservation
Nature and human are inseparable, and change in both is inevitable. BISA Indonesia aspires to take part in the movement towards better nature conservation and prosperity.
- Sustainable livelihood
BISA Indonesia applies sustainable livelihood approach. We work closely with public and private sectors in community-centered programs which adhere to local wisdom, involve various stakeholders, and promote sustainsbility. Through the endeavours, BISA Indonesia aspires to generate stronger and more resourceful community for better natural resource management.
Education is an essential foundation for a country. Education plays an important role in generating a quality and competitive community. We are committed that in every program we would actively improve the quality of our human resources through education in the most basic level. Knowledge will become the main basis in the interventions concerning sustainable natural resource management, while preserving the welfare of local community.
- Awareness campaign
Social and environmental issues surrounding our life demand active participation from the public, in order to create a harmonious relatiohtionship between human and nature. BISA Indonesia works to promote nature conservation movement through innovative messures based on technological advancement, without hurting local wisdom.
ASAP Species That We Work On
What We Do
Gray-backed Myna / Black-winged Myna, Rufous-fronted laughingthrush, Javan Green Magpie, and Javan Blue-banded Kingfisher is the most Critically endangered bird in Indonesia. The trend of bird-keeper in the Javanese community is an activity that has passed down for generations. It was this activity which then encouraged the hunting and trade of birds on the island of Java.
Witnessing this happening, we tried to map out the main problems with the never-ending rate of bird trade. Since 2019 we have focused regularly on monitoring the bird market for endangered species and for song-bird community. The main purpose of the monitoring results can be used as data to determine conservation strategies for endangered species in Indonesia.
As for bleeding toad (Leptophryne javanica), it occurs only in Ciremai mountain and slamet mountain) we are still focused to initiate further research activities because information about this species is still very limited so we focus on basic research. The main purpose from this project we can use the data and all of information about this species is to determine conservation strategies in the future.
And one important purpose, in the conservation effort for critically endangered species we always involve local communities in around the area we were work. Community involvement is very important, why? With local communities directly involved, we hope that this project can be sustainable.
Where We Work
All around Indonesia, but currently we are focus in Java