IJSSH 2017 Vol.7(7): 478-482 ISSN: 2010-3646
doi: 10.18178/ijssh.2017.V7.870

Analysis of Conflict between the Society and Perhutani (Company of Indonesian Forestry) As a Result of Taking Forestry Land

Fani Julia Putri
Abstract—This research is motivated by the growing proliferation of settlements in protected forest land. The issue became a challenge for all parties, both of public, forestry, local government, etc. This study describes the conflict between society who occupies the forest land protected by Perhutani in Sukawana orchard, Karyawangi village, Parongpong subdistrict, West Bandung Regency. This study uses a qualitative approach and method of case study. The approach and methods are used to understand the conflicts between society and Perhutani as a result of land conversion through comprehensively describing. Technique of collecting data is carried on by interview, observation and documentation. The findings of this study are: (1) a major factor of the people of Commune 13 in Sukawana Orchard occupied protected forest land due to economic constraints and the omission of certain parties; (2) The conflict is caused by land conversion of protected forest land into residential land, the amount of people raise more, there is a semi-permanent home even permanent home, and there are many small and livestock enclosures. While Perhutani want protected forest land free of settlements; (3) many efforts of conflict resolution in this study has not been completed, because the local government does not have the land to relocate human settlements. As a temporary solution that is banning the addition of the residential area in the protected forest land.

Index Terms—Conflict, society, forestry, land occupation.

Fani Julia Putri is with the Department of Sociology of Education at Indonesia University of Education, Bandung, Indonesia (e-mail: fani.juliaputri@student.upi.edu).

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Cite: Fani Julia Putri, "Analysis of Conflict between the Society and Perhutani (Company of Indonesian Forestry) As a Result of Taking Forestry Land," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 478-482, 2017.

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