Center for Sustainable Development at Udayana University, Bali
Center for Sustainable Development Udayana University (CFSD UNUD) is designed to facilitate collaboration to research, develop and promote sustainable development by global network.
1) Mangrove Conservation Project for EcoTourism
The mangrove conservation project for ecotourism will promote biodiversity conservation and that sustains the well being of the local people. The development of a public awareness program on sustainable development with mangrove conservation will be designed to achieve the following objectives:
- To determine the level of understanding and appreciation of the various stakeholders with regard to issues, problems, and opportunities in the sustainable development program and identify actions.
- To develop a communication plan for the RCE BALI demonstration project, which address the concerns of stakeholders.
- To produce and disseminate appropriate public awareness materials on the importance and rational use of the sustainable development strategy.
- To conduct, when deemed relevant, seminars/workshops regarding sustainable development strategy for appropriate resource users and stakeholders.
- To evaluate the effectiveness of the public awareness program.
2) Bali Sustainable Development Blue Print
The development of a Bali Sustainable Development Blue Print which provides a common vision, principles, and courses of action for sustainable development in Bali and its surrounding region. This is in response to identified issues, problems, and opportunities.
3) The Establishment of Ayurvedic Practice
This activity aims to preserve ancient knowledge of healing. Starting with the preservation of important Balinese manuscripts known as Lontar Usada and making them accessible, readable and understandable to a wider audience, especially youth, this project aims to maintain Bali’s heritage. The program plans to generate books, curriculum, academic journals, and a hospital on Balinese healing. Above all, it aims to offer a deep foundation to support Bali’s pre-eminence as a global wellness destination.
4) Green Energy Projects
We promote the development of green energy projects in Bali, mostly from solar cells, micro hydro, garbage, biomass, wind, and geothermal. This project will partner with the private sector.
5) The Support of Tri Hita Karana Accreditation Program
Tri Hita Karana (THK) Accreditation Program is an initiative base on local philosophy about harmony which promotes sustainable development tools to reduce the impact of tourism on nature and culture in Bali. The program started in 2000 and become famous because of the increasing commitment of industry, governments and other stakeholders to sustainable tourism. THK Accreditation is a national certification in Indonesia and has become one of the best practices for sustainable development worldwide.
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