WHO WE ARE

The Dala Institute, comprised of PT Dala Riset Global (Indonesia) and Dala Research Ltd (UK), is a research and consulting organisation dedicated to elucidating and identifying durable solutions to contemporary issues at the nexus between nature and society. We are a team of researchers and consultants who understand that environmental and societal challenges are inseparable.

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SERVICES

We are focussed on research and solutions that are relevant for the real world. This means that we deliver high-quality research that can be translated into action and policy.

RESEARCH
MONITORING,
EVALUATION & LEARNING
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
 

Climate change finance

Climate policy

Energy policy

Environmental fiscal policy

Environmental justice

Forest policy

Governance

Land tenure, access and rights

Our

favourite

topics

Land-use change

Natural resource management

Policy and power networks

Political ecology

Production networks

Sustainable agriculture

Sustainability

Value chains

TEAM

 
Ahmad Maryudi

Ahmad Maryudi, PhD

Director & Principal Researcher

forest policy | forest governance | power networks | land tenure | community forestry | timber legality & sustainability certification

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Rodd Myers

Rodd Myers, PhD

Managing Director & Principal Researcher

political ecology | global production networks and value chains | environmental justice | land use governance | land tenure security | impact planning, monitoring and evaluation | sustainable agriculture | results-based management

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Laura F. Kowler

Laura F. Kowler, PhD

Associate

social equity | forest governance | monitoring and evaluation | impact assessment | responsible and sustainable sourcing practices | supply chain governance | collaborative governance

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Aidy Halimanjaya

Aidy Halimanjaya, PhD

Director & Principal Researcher

climate change finance | financial governance | sustainable finance | forest finance | energy finance | fiscal policy | monitoring and evaluation | outcome assessment | impact evaluation

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Dati Fatimah

Dati Fatimah, MA

Associate

gender | research | evaluation | participatory approaches | facilitation | theory of change | development economics | governance | social inclusion | natural resource management | climate change | disaster

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Martha Maulidia

Martha Maulidia, PhD

Associate

climate change policy | energy policy | environmental management | climate finance | sustainability

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Dian Intarini

Dian Intarini, MSc

Director & Principal Researcher

forest governance | participatory research | access and rights | policy setting | environmental justice | impact analysis | non-timber forest product supply chain and markets

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Jamal Gawi

Jamal Gawi, PhD

Associate

environmental science | natural resource management | environmental policy | climate change | sustainability | biodiversity | environmental management | project management

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Micah Fisher

Micah Fisher, PhD

Associate

community planning | participatory mapping | land use change | political ecology | climate change adaptation | conflict resolution | evaluation

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CLIENTS

Our team has worked with the following selected clients recently

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Social Impact
Forest Stewardship Council
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
Center for International Forestry Research
The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad)
University of East Anglia, School of International Development
Overseas Development Institute
Rainforest Foundation Norway
 
 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

2020

Kowler, Laura F., Arun Kumar Pratihast, Alonso Pérez Ojeda del Arco, Anne M. Larson, Christelle Braun, and Martin Herold

Forests

Aiming for Sustainability and Scalability: Community Engagement in Forest Payment Schemes

2020

Muhammad Alif K.Sahide, Micah R.Fisher, Bart Verheijen, Ahmad Maryudi, Yeon-SuKim, Grace Y.Wong

MethodsX

Sequential Power Analysis framework in assessing social forestry outcomes

2020

Dwi Laraswati, Sari Rahayu, Muhammad A.K.Sahide, Emma Soraya, Andita Aulia Pratama, Micah Fisher, Ahmad Maryudi

Forest Policy and Economics

The anachronistic category of non-government organisations: Moving from normative to empirical-based definitions for identifying organized interest groups in forest policymaking

2020

Muhammad Alif K.Sahide, MicahFisher, Nasri Nasria, Wiwik Dharmiasih, BartVerheijen, Ahmad Maryudi

Land Use Policy

Anticipating a new conservation bureaucracy? Land and power in Indonesia’s Essential Ecosystem Area policy

2020

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Hansen, C.P., Myers, R., and Chhotray, V.

Society & Natural Resources

Access revisited: An introduction to the special issue

2020

Muhammad Alif K. Sahide, Micah R. Fisher, Supratman Supratman, Yusran Yusran, Andita A. Pratama, Ahmad Maryudi, Yubelince Runtubei, Adrayanti Sabar, Bart Verheijen, Grace Y. Wong, Yeon-Su Kim

Forest Policy and Economics

Prophets and profits in Indonesia's social forestry partnership schemes: Introducing a sequential power analysis

2020

Myers, Rodd; Rutt, Rebecca; McDermott, Constance; Maryudi, Ahmad; Acheampong, Emmanuel; Camargo, Marisa; Cầm, Hoàng

Journal of Political Ecology

Imposing legality: Hegemony and resistance under the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (FLEGT) initiative

CONTACT US

Grand Slipi Tower 9G floor 

Jl. Letjend S. Parman Kav 22-24
Jakarta Barat 11480
Indonesia

p: +62 21 80660910‬

f: +62 21 80660901‬

Indonesia Registration /

NOMOR INDUK BERUSAHA (NIB) 9120006421182 ​

UK Registration 09873069

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YUP, we're quite busy

and always looking for new talent. 

 

OUR VALUES

EMPIRICAL RIGOUR
ACTIONABILITY IN COMPLEXITY
INTEGRITY
DECENCY