By AhmadDhiaulhaq, ToonDeBruyn and DavidGritten
The abundance and intensity of forest and land conﬂicts in Southeast Asia highlights the importance of sound and robust strategies in transforming the conﬂicts. This study aims to increase the understanding of the role of mediation in transforming these conﬂicts, examine the effectiveness of mediation, gain insights into the challenges as well as opportunities to improve mediation practices. This was achieved by analyzing six mediation cases in Cambodia, Indonesia and Thailand. Various data acquisition methods were used including literature review, expert workshops, semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions. A conﬂict mediation analysis framework was also developed and applied.
Read the full report at: http://www.academia.edu/9241577/The_use_and_effectiveness_of_mediation_in_forest_and_land_conflict_transformation_in_Southeast_Asia_Case_studies_from_Cambodia_Indonesia_and_Thailand