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Forest & Society Research Group (FSRG)

Work for People, Land and Forest!


Forest and Society Research Group based in the Faculty of Forestry, Universitas Hasanuddin, Indonesia. The group explores a broad range of fields studying the relationship between human societies and the environmental issues, especially pertaining to forestry. Beside conducting researches, the group is also doing consultation works with the government and non-governmental organizations, carry out online classes, as well as trainings and workshop to enhance research and academic writing skills in underrepresented areas in Southeast Asia and beyond.

How we work

Don’t be busy – be productive!


Our Mission

We would like to fill the gap in forest and society research especially in Southeast Asia, through encouraging multidisciplinary collaboration. We also participate in theory-based, empirical-based, or applied research, and we act as a link between these three types of study. The FSRG has also committed to improving capacity development and providing assistance for underrepresented areas and viewpoints. Building and strengthening networks that will enable researchers and policymakers to participate more deeply in research and policy.


Working with young researcher

We enjoy working with young researcher. Young researcher involved in any stage of our research and activities. Young researcher could be coming from any background e.g. graduate and undergraduate students, activists, local community.



FSRG is a team that have a large lot of autonomy to operate in the way that is most comfortable for the members including young researcher. We provide flexible work arrangements and make every effort to minimize bureaucracy to a bare minimum so that we can all concentrate on getting our vital job completed.



We at FSRG are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, or gender. We also do not discriminate on the basis of marital status, family composition, religion, physical attributes, or medical problems (including pregnancy). Diverse perspectives enrich our work, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive atmosphere for all FSRG members. We are a group that does not tolerate any kind of prejudice or misogynistic behavior.