Palm oil social conflict resolution and mediation in Jambi

Rofikoh Rokhim, Arty Dwi Januari, Umar Atik, Siti Shara, Nurul Rusdayanti

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The increase of oil palm plantation and manufacturing in Jambi offers any environmental and social problems, leading to conflict between companies and the local community. In addition, some conflict in there not yet resolved, and for achieving conflict resolution need to understand each element that affects the conflict and offer proper conflict resolution. This research identified and analyzed each element that offers the effect to conflict resolution based on mass media information, literature review, and depth interview with the head of village and section head of conflict management in Jambi. However, this article identified through mediation is the best way to resolve the conflict. Each actor and condition of the place will give effect to the success rate for that conflict to be resolve through mediation. Nevertheless, farmers can be used as a driver to encourage mediation process through joint action in the local community.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1812831
JournalCogent Social Sciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020


  • conflict resolution
  • local community
  • mediation
  • oil palm plantation


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