The Role of Waqf for Environmental Protection in Indonesia

Aceh Development International Conference (ADIC), Kuala Lumpur, March 26-28, 2011

10 Pages Posted: 23 May 2011

Date Written: May 16, 2011

Abstract

Indonesia is now suffering from critical environmental problems. These heavy problems obviously need to be surmounted and appropriate solutions should be taken in order to reduce further potential calamities. Waqf as a charitable institution in Islam is expected to play its significant role to carry out environmental protection and therefore to ensure a more sustainable development in the country. This paper tries to elaborate potential of waqf institution for environmental protection and to reveal advantages and benefits of making waqf a means for environmental protection.

Keywords: Waqf, Environmental Protection, Islamic Perspective, Indonesia

Suggested Citation

Budiman, Mochammad Arif, The Role of Waqf for Environmental Protection in Indonesia (May 16, 2011). Aceh Development International Conference (ADIC), Kuala Lumpur, March 26-28, 2011, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1843391

Mochammad Arif Budiman (Contact Author)

Politeknik Negeri Banjarmasin, Indonesia ( email )

Jl. Brigjend. H. Hasan Basri
Banjarmasin, Kalimantan Selatan 70123
Indonesia

HOME PAGE: http://www.poliban.ac.id

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