Promotie

Community Contractual Networks

Promovendus T (Taufik) Haryanto
Externe promotor Prof. Josephine van Zeben Prof. Kai P. Purnhagen
Externe copromotor Dr. Arjen Buijs
Dr. Lucila de Almeida
Organisatie Wageningen University
Datum

vr 25 november 2022 11:00 tot 12:30

Locatie Omnia
Zaal/kamer Groot Auditorium

Samenvatting

The governance of natural resources often involves stakeholders and their activities in a connected and complex arrangements. Decentralized approach offers alternative to centralized approach. However, it has mix success stories. Contractual networks has been used to coordinate decentralized activities to achieve common objective in business relationship. It works through agreement and rely on social mechanism.

This thesis is to generate understanding of contractual networks in natural resources governance especially in hotbeds area. Hotbeds area is rich in natural resources yet often has a feature of poverty, insecure land tenure, and unstable political system. This thesis analyzes contractual networks in three communities in West Papua and uses Ostrom’s Design Principle as a steering principles for contractual networks. It explores the dynamic of stakeholders and their activities to govern natural resources. This thesis offers the potential of contractual networks as a governance mechanism for natural resources in hotbed area.

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