Working Paper 1

The Role of Alternative Conflict Management in Community Forestry

prepared by Christine Pendzich, Garry Thomas and Tim Wohigent

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 1994



Copyright. 1994 - FAO - Viale delle Terme di Caracalla - 00100 Roma Italy
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

Introduction

The Need for Conflict Management Skills in Forestry Contexts

Alternative Conflict Management
Premises of Alternative Conflict Management
Factors that Shape the Alternative Conflict Management Process
Negotiation
Mediation and Conciliation
Building Community Capacity for Alternative Conflict Management

Alternative Conflict Management in Latin American Forest-Based Communities
Latin American Views of Conflict
An Inventory of Latin American Sources of Conflict
National Legal Systems and Alternative Conflict Management
Latin American Stakeholders
Negotiation, Conciliation and Mediation

Conclusion

References

Appendices
Latin American Regional Workshop on Dispute Management and Community Forestry
Workshop Agenda
List of Workshop Participants
Outline for preparing Case Studies
Three Case Studies from Brazil, Bolivia and Ecuador
  1. The Creation of Alto Jurua Extractive Reserve: Conflict and Alternatives for Conservation - Brazil
  2. The Chimanes Forest: a Stage for Social Conflict (1986-1993) - Boloivia
  3. The Creation of the Aw Indian Territory - Ecuador



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