Friday, November 28, 2014

Shade Grown Coffee and Biodiversity Study in Javan Gibbon Habitat

We have selected forest coffee land, belong to farmers in Sokokembang village, to study about shade grown coffee in the Javan gibbon habitat, as based line data for further management of shadegrown coffee in Sokokembang. This year we have initial agreement with four farmers which have  3 ha approximately of forest coffee, to learn about shade grown coffee and trying to develop sustainable way of coffee production. Biodiversity study on shade grown coffee also have been started based on selected taxa. We use camera trap for small mammals  study and butterfly diversity in the shade grown coffee habitat. Study on vegetation also more intense on shade trees that frequently used by the javan gibbon and othe primates as food resources
vegetation analysis in forest coffee habitat

camera trapping in the forest coffee habitat.

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