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Ahmad Dhiaulhaq



Master of Environment (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Contact details

PhD programme

Resources, Environment and Development (RE&D) Program

Topic title

Land conflict resolution in Indonesia’s oil palm and industrial forestry plantations


Journal articles:

Dhiaulhaq, A., McCarthy, J.F., & Yasmi, Y. (2017). Resolving industrial plantation conflicts in Indonesia: Can mediation deliver?. Forest Policy and Economics

Dhiaulhaq, A., De Bruyn, T., & Gritten, D. (2015). The use and effectiveness of mediation in forest and land conflict transformation in Southeast Asia: Case studies from Cambodia, Indonesia and Thailand. Environmental Science & Policy, 45
Dhiaulhaq, A., Gritten, D., De Bruyn, T., Yasmi, Y., Zazali, A., & Silalahi, M. (2014). Transforming conflict in plantations through mediation: Lessons and experiences from Sumatera, Indonesia. Forest Policy and Economics, 41(0)

Dhiaulhaq, A., Wiset, K., Thaworn, R., Kane, S., & Gritten, D. (2017). Forest, water and people: The roles and limits of mediation in transforming watershed conflict in Northern Thailand. Forest and Society, 1, 44-59.

Patel, T., Dhiaulhaq, A., Gritten, D., Yasmi, Y., De Bruyn, T., Paudel, N., Luintel, H., Khatri, D. B., Silori, C., & Suzuki, R. (2013). Predicting Future Conflict under REDD+ Implementation. Forests, 4(2)

Yasmi, Y., & Dhiaulhaq, A. (2012). Konflik Kehutanan Di Asia dan Implikasinya Bagi REDD+ (Forest conflict in Asia and it’s implication for REDD+). Warta Tenure vol. 11, p 7-11.

Gritten, D., Silori, C., & Suzuki, R., Dhiaulhaq, A., (2013). REDD+ as a Source of Conflict and Cooperation. Journal of Forest and Livelihood 11(2), p 75-81

Book chapters:

Dhiaulhaq, A., De Bruyn, T., Wiset, K., Thaworn, R., Gritten, D., Yasmi, Y. (2014). Transformative mediation, a tool for maximizing the positives out of forest conflict: A case study from Kanchanaburi, Thailand, in Forests under Pressure: Local Responses to Global Issues. IUFRO WFSE World Series. International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), Helsinki, Finland.

Dhiaulhaq, A., Yasmi, Y., Gritten, D. (2014). Land Grabbing and Forest Conflict in Cambodia: Implications for Sustainable Forest Management, in Forests under Pressure: Local Responses to Global Issues. IUFRO WFSE World Series. International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), Helsinki, Finland.

Issue paper:

Dhiaulhaq, A., Gritten, D., & De Bruyn, T. (2014) Mediating Forest Conflict in Southeast Asia: Getting the positives out of conflict over forests and land. RECOFTC Issue Paper No.2. RECOFTC - The Center for People and Forests, Bangkok, Thailand


Dhiaulhaq, A. (2014). Deforestation and Community-outsider Conflict. The Broker. Available at:

Dhiaulhaq, A. (2013). Conflict and Cooperation in REDD+: Which way are we going?. RECOFTC. Available at

Conference presentations

Dhiaulhaq, A. 2015. Towards an integrated framework for understanding conflict resolution and justice in Indonesia’s oil palm and forestry plantation sectors. Presentation at Crawford PhD Conference, 24 November 2015. Canberra, Australia.

Dhiaulhaq, A. 2014. Conflicts and fires in Riau: How mediation can be a tool for transforming conflicts. at Forest Asia Summit 2014. 5-6 May 2014. Jakarta, organized by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).

Dhiaulhaq, A. 2013. Mediating Plantation Conflicts: Lessons and experiences from Indonesia. at 3rd International Congress on Planted Forests, Porto and Lisbon-Portugal, 16-21 May 2013, organized by the European Forest Institute (EFI), the FAO and the Unión de Silvicultores del Sur de Europa (USSE).

Dhiaulhaq, A. 2013. Mediating Forest Conflicts in Southeast Asia. at 2013 International Seminar on Watershed Management, 15 April – 3 May, Arizona, USA. Organized by the US Forest Service.

Scholarships and fellowships

-Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) for Master’s degree
-Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships for PhD

-Ruth Daroesman Graduate Study Grant (ANU)

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Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200 Australia

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