The Centre of Forestry Education and Training (CFET) in collaboration with the Forestry Tenure Working Group (WG Tenure) and supported by GIZ FORCLIME conducted a training on “Conflict Mapping” in Bogor. Participants in the training were mainly lecturers from the CFET and the regional Forestry Training Centres (BDK Siantar, Pekanbaru, Bogor, Kadipaten, Samarinda, Makassar, Kupang).
The objective of the training was to provide knowledge, skills and mind-sets to stakeholders on conflict mapping, analysis of conflict resolution, and documentation of data. After the training participants are expected to use their newly acquired knowledge in teaching as well as direct resolution of tenure conflicts in the forestry sector.
The Head of CFET, Dr. Agus Justianto, opened the training accompanied by Dr. Iman Santoso, the Coordinating Board of the WG Tenure. In the opening speech, Dr. Agus Justianto mentioned the three pillars of forestry development in Indonesia: low carbon emission development, resources efficiency, and social inclusiveness.
As part of the training, a field trip enabled the participants to apply the theoretical knowledge obtained during the class room sessions. The exercise in the field was carried out at Kiarasari village in Sukajaya sub-district in Bogor. The village is located in the surrounding area of the Gunung Halimun Salak National Park. Participants used analytical tools on land tenure conflict mapping for collecting data and information from the community in the Cibuluh and Gunung Leutik villages, and the management of the national park.
Working closely with CFET and supported by FORCLIME, the WG Tenure has developed a curriculum syllabus on “Conflict Mapping”, which has already been formalized through the Head of CFET’s decree No. 35/Dik.2/2014. Four analytical approaches for assessing land tenure have been adopted in the curriculum syllabus, namely Rapid Land Tenure Assessment (RaTA), Disputants Style Analysis (AGATA), gender analysis in the management of forest resources, and documentation of data conflicts (HUMA -win).
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Edy Marbyanto, Strategic Area Manager for Human Capacity Development