Butet Manurung


Country: Indonesia

Butet Manurung graduated from Padjadjaran University in Indonesian Anthropology and Literature and holds a Master of Anthropology from the Australian National University. She founded the Orang Rimba education program in 1999 and the Sokola Institute in 2003. Her book Sokola Rimba (The Jungle School) was adapted into a film by Miles Films.

Butet Manurung lulus dari Universitas Padjajaran jurusan Antropologi dan Sastra Indonesia dan mempunyai gelar Magister Antropologi dari Australian National University. Ia mendirikan program pendidikan Orang Rimba pada tahun 1999 dan Sokola Institute pada tahun 2003. Bukunya Sokola Rimba diadaptasi ke dalam sebuah film oleh Miles Films.

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Main Program | Precious Peatlands

Indonesia has 36% of the world’s tropical peatlands. Home to tens of thousands of endangered species, and more effective at storing carbon than forests, this crucial habitat is under severe …