N FORESTRY, triangulation is the use of more than one technique or source of information to cross-check answers, comparing and complementing information from different sources or gathered in different ways.
It also involves having a team -- multidisciplinary -- members with the ability to approach the same piece of information or the same question from different perspectives.
I’m familiar with the process. I led a team on community forestry projects at Barangay Bagong Silang, Salvador Benedicto. We collected data from men and women, different age groups, and geographic distribution of those near and far-flung forested areas.
I also used the technique in conflict resolution in my court-annexed mediation in finding common grounds or interest-based—approaches. Litigation expenses (very expensive for both parties) and length of time (both will have to invest time for continuous trial, sacrificing work time, or sacrificing the welfare of non-parties, especially that of children).
And now we read the narratives of different parties on the culprits behind the Sagay 9 Massacre.
National Democratic Front(NDF)-Negros spokesperson Frank Fernandez identified four former communist rebels as perpetrators of the incident.
Police Chief Inspector Robert Mansueto in Sagay City said that three of them used to be NPA members while the other one worked as