THE LEVEL OF COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION ON FOREST AND LAND REHABILITATION PROGRAM IN SORONG CITY, INDONESIAYohan Putirulan, Rima Herlina S. Siburian and Ihwan Tjolli
The forest and land rehabilitation (RHL) program is a national program aimed for restoring, maintaining and improving forest and land functions. This requires support from various parties, especially the community. Kelurahan Klademak and Kelurahan Klawasi in Sorong City where RHL program were implemented. However, the community participation level in this program needs to be evaluated in order to obtain a solution for the sustainability of the RHL program. The method used in this research is descriptive through interview technique. The results showed that community participation in the planning stage of the RHL program was classified at middle at 1.60. But, the implementation and evaluation stages the community participation was classified high. These results are strongly influenced by variables of age, family member number, cultivation land and the attitude of the community towards to RHL program, while the variable of education level and income level have negative effect.
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