Large plantations are destroying forests, damaging wildlife and causing social conflict in Asia and Africa, report finds.
Throughout Merauke Regency in the southern part of West Papua, a land controversially annexed by Indonesia 50 years ago, indigenous communities are having to learn fast how to resist corporate manipulations.
Oreo cookies and Gillette shaving cream are among products driving the destruction of Indonesia’s forests, Greenpeace says, accusing agri giant Wilmar for supplying “dirty palm oil” to make the grocery items.
Alors qu’en France, un projet de surtaxe de l’huile de palme fait toujours débat, que se passe-t-il chez le premier producteur mondial de palme, l’Indonésie ? Expropriation de communautés locales, soumissions contraintes des petits agriculteurs aux grandes firmes contrôlées par l’Etat…
Indonesian investors from two of its government-owned companies are planning to invest in a 60,000 ha palm oil plantation in the Philippines' province.
Local groups call on governor of Jambi province to cancel PT Asiatic Persada’s permit after Wilmar’s sale of the company stalls IFC-mediated talks.
Partner organizations of Pesticide Action Network - Asia and the Pacific launch a book compiling seven case studies on land grabbing in the region as part of its activities to mark "World Foodless Day"
Tahun 2012 mengatakan bahwa Hutan Adat Bukan lagi bagian dari Hutan Negara. Film ini berisi penjelasan dan penegasan para tokoh instansi negara, pakar hukum dan masyarakat adat mengenai Putusan MK No. 35. (English subtitles)
Acting on a letter sent by 27 organisations, the UN Commission on the Elimination on Racial Discrimination wrote to Indonesia’s Ambassador, raising concerns about the Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott throws his support behind Jakarta’s plans to invest in Australian cattle farms to help end a trade dispute that has devastated his country’s cattle industry and boosted beef prices in Indonesia.
The Indonesian Government is planning to crack down on further expansion of groups in the powerful palm oil plantation industry and, indirectly, foreign conglomerates.
The Indonesian government may be in the market for an even larger slice of Australian land than the 1.5 million hectares it has proposed.