The Role of Customary Law Community of Moronene Hukaea Laea in Managing Ulayat Forests in the Rawa Aopa Watumohai Conservation Area

Jabalnur ., Heryanti ., Sahrina Safiuddin, Nur Intan


Customary law community is identical with Ulayat (customary) rights to their customary tenure areas. The recognition of the existence of ulayat rights is implemented in a number of laws and regulations. The customary law community has a very big role in maintaining the preservation of customary territories, especially in customary forests that are heavily guarded because of their safety. In carrying out their lives in their customary territories, they are very strict with the principles of local wisdom that are regulated according to the customary law. One of them is opening up shifting plantation land and has been regulated in customary regulations. Land management and utilization of natural resources around it is done traditionally based on the knowledge possessed and become a habit that is adopted in the customary law.  Customary law community.of Moronene Hukaea Laea is indigenous people who live based on ancestral ancestors over a customary area, which has sovereignty over land and natural resources, social and cultural life governed by customary law and traditional institutions that manage the continuity the life of its people so far.

Keywords: Management of Ulayat Forests; Rawa Aopa Watumohai Conservation Area; Moronene Hukaea Laea;

DOI: 10.7176/JLPG/90-06

Publication date:October 31st 2019

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