The 33 members of rattan farmers association: Kelompok Usaha Tani Rotan Nokilalaki had just participated in the training of sustainable rattan cultivation that took place on March, 8th, 2014 in Walatana Village, Sigi Regency, Central Sulawesi. The training was meant as knowledge transfer activity, where the farmers gaining the technical and managerial knowledge on conducting sustainable rattan seeding and cultivation.
The training was also revealing new understandings on how farmers view the rattan cultivation and their needs regarding to the implemantation of sustainable rattan cultivation. Since the sustainable rattan cultivation method is just newly introduced to the rattan farmers and it only has been implementing in relatively short time, the benefits of sustainable rattan cultivation have not yet come to the realizations. Farmers feel proud about the implementation of this sustainable rattan cultivation on their living area and hope that it would be beneficial in increasing their welfare.