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fine white Philippine fiber from stalks of unopened leaves of talipot palms

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The remainder of the Buntal well costs will be expensed in the third quarter.
In 2007, as part of the ongoing participatory action research project, CIFOR and Yayasan Riak Bumi facilitated the development of a micro-hydro dam at the Sungai Buntal longhouse, which is located within the buffer zone of DSNP in the Kapuas Hulu district.
The Buntal community had been logging the nearby forests, but the production of electricity by hydro depends on sufficient water levels.
The dam at Buntal is the first project to promote micro-hydro electricity for conservation purposes in DSNP.
This article is based on research carried out at the Sungai Buntal longhouse.
During the three-month dry season, when fewer agricultural tasks are being performed, fishing provides an important source of protein for the Buntal community.
The head of the Buntal subvillage (kepala dusun), the leader responsible for the administrative affairs of the longhouse and any communication with regional government officials, was Sanang.
To begin the development process at Buntal, CIFOR, Yayasan Riak Bumi and residents of the longhouse developed a proposal for funding that included the installation of the micro-hydro system and travel costs for the two villagers from West Java to instruct the participants about the technical and operational aspects of the project.
In return, the Buntal community taught the men from Java about the production of forest honey and other non-timber forest products.
The Sungai Buntal community had direct access to those who held the knowledge of microhydro electricity; social learning and the ACM approach transferred that knowledge from those locations of power to the Buntal community.
The knowledge obtained by the Buntal community was a form of power.