Frisca Tobing

Researching the level of women’s participation in managing social forestry and community practices that contribute to deforestation rates.

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Region

DKI Jakarta

Affiliations & Roles

Researcher for World Resource Institute Indonesia

 

 

 

 

Frisca works as a researcher for the World Resources Institute (WRI) Foundation in Indonesia in social forestry. She uses her background in applied anthropology to help her have a better understanding of developmental work. Frisca is currently researching the level of women’s participation in managing social forestry. The research is expected to be a stepping stone for the organization to improve gender equality in forestry research. Additionally, she is co-developing research on community practices that contribute to deforestation rates in social forestry areas. Frisca was previously involved in a study examining women’s tenure security in an indigenous community in Riau province. Her prior work experience was in the development sector including non-profit work for street children and social assistance programs. 

Meneliti tingkat partisipasi perempuan dalam mengelola perhutanan sosial dan praktik kemasyarakatan yang berkontribusi pada laju deforestasi.

Frisca bekerja sebagai peneliti di Yayasan World Resources Institute (WRI) di Indonesia di bidang perhutanan sosial. Dia menggunakan latar belakangnya dalam antropologi terapan untuk membantunya memiliki pemahaman yang lebih baik tentang pekerjaan pengembangan. Frisca sedang meneliti tingkat partisipasi perempuan dalam mengelola perhutanan sosial. Penelitian ini diharapkan dapat menjadi batu loncatan bagi organisasi untuk meningkatkan kesetaraan gender dalam penelitian kehutanan. Selain itu, dia ikut mengembangkan penelitian tentang praktik masyarakat yang berkontribusi pada laju deforestasi di kawasan perhutanan sosial. Frisca sebelumnya terlibat dalam penelitian yang meneliti keamanan tenurial perempuan di komunitas adat di provinsi Riau. Pengalaman kerja sebelumnya adalah di sektor pembangunan termasuk pekerjaan nirlaba untuk anak jalanan dan program bantuan sosial.

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