Techniques of Facilitating Negotiations in the Mediation Process for Handling Land and Natural Resource Conflicts

27 January 2023 Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

Land and natural resource conflicts that occur in Indonesia cause material and immaterial losses. Conflicts that arise are generally due to overlapping control and utilization of natural resources. One alternative to land conflict resolution is through mediation. In the mediation process, the mediators serve as third parties facilitating the negotiation […]

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Good Faith and Intentions: The Key to Mediation

27 December 2022 Blogsphere / Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

Dear friends, we often get the question “what are the main prerequisites that must be met for the feasibility of an effort to manage conflict through mediation?” And how to fulfill those prerequisites to make the conflict resolution process more effective? There are many prerequisites that must be met and […]

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Representation of the Parties in Mediated Negotiation Processes

2 December 2022 Blogsphere / Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

Representatives of the conflicting parties are required in each mediation of agrarian or natural wealth conflicts. Representation is necessary since the conflicts are generally concerning the interests of various parties whose number can be quite large, while it is practically impossible to involve them directly in negotiations. Representatives who are […]

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Effective Negotiations in the Mediation Process of Land and Natural Resource Conflicts

24 November 2022 Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

Conflict over land and natural resources is an important problem faced in Indonesia. The cause of the emergence of conflicts in the management of natural resources is the wealth of natural resources and the increasingly limited carrying capacity of the environment. In addition, it is also caused by inequality in […]

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Save the Date: Balancing Powers in the Mediation Process for Handling Conflicts Over Land and Natural Resources

27 October 2022 Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

Balancing the strengths of the parties is one of the important elements in conflict handling, especially in mediation. A balanced position is indeed difficult to obtain in the mediation process. However, at least the mediator can reduce those gap. How do mediators balance power? And what factors cause the gap […]

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Save the Date: Unraveling Land and Natural Resources Conflicts

27 September 2022 Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

In dealing with land and natural resource conflicts, it is necessary to carry out a process to unravel the conflict.  Unravel the conflicts is one of the most important components in the process of resolving conflicts over land and natural resources. Because by unraveling the conflict, the root cause of […]

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Reporting Conflicts in a Targeted Manner

28 July 2022 Blogsphere / Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

We could certainly agree that if there is a conflict and the conflict becomes an obstacle to production, whether it is farming by communities or plantation production activities by companies, the conflict must be dealt with immediately. Regardless the production activity, the results will be more optimal if those could […]

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Community Facilitator Organizations in Agrarian and Natural Resource Conflicts Advocacy, Mediation, Spokesperson, or Facilitator?

24 May 2022 Blogsphere / Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

While handling agrarian and natural resource conflicts, CRU often interacts with community facilitators. In most cases, the facilitators are not local residents, but people from outside the area who came to facilitate the community in a community empowerment program or project. The field facilitators assist the community the processes of […]

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Why We Need Representatives in Negotiations/Mediation?

26 April 2022 Blogsphere / Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

When a land and natural resource conflict erupts and will soon be resolved, often a government agency or a non-governmental organization initiates deliberations or negotiations and invites the parties to directly begin negotiations. The parties immediately sent their representatives. Who are those representatives? In a simple dispute there is no […]

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A Geospatial Perspective in Handling Agrarian Conflicts

30 March 2022 Blogsphere / Latest News / Newsfeed 0 Comment

The first step in any effort to handle agrarian conflicts is to understand well the object of the conflict. For this reason, geospatial analysis is one of the tools used by the CRU in every conflict to provides geospatial information in the form of the location of the object of […]

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