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Managing Waqf Land in Indonesia: ANP-Driven Strategies

Meri Indri Hapsari, Salahuddin Rijal Arifin, Sri Herianingrum, Irham Zaki, Mohamed Asmy Mohd Thas Thaker, Jarita Duasa, Muhamad Said Fathurrohman and Jauza Roja Salma

Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities, Volume 32, Issue 1, March 2024


Keywords: ANP, effective institutions, equality and social economy, governance, Waqf land

Published on: 19 March 2024

This study aims to elaborate on the main problems of developing waqf (perpetual charitable trust) land in Indonesia and provide identifiable empirical results of the main problem, solutions, and strategy as a framework to guide stakeholders to produce policy recommendations appropriately using the Analytical Networking Process (ANP) approach. Several steps were followed: decomposition, model quantification, and result analysis. The initial data was collected through a literature review, focus group discussion, and in-depth interviews. This data was used to construct an ANP framework, which was then analyzed using Superdecision software to obtain conclusions. This study found that the most considerable aspect regarding waqf land development in Indonesia was the managerial issue. Unprofessional management has become a top priority. The waqf institution should increase its responsibility to the public, which is the highest rank of solution regarding the waqf land problems. This research also derived the strategy recommendations: reforming and strengthening waqf regulation.

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