Much of the palm oil we consume comes from Indonesia, where brutal methods are deployed against locals. One of the main suppliers says it is cleaning up its act, but has it really changed?
Elle accuse ces établissements de financer des sociétés impliquées dans des spoliations foncières, des exploitations forestières illégales et le travail des enfants.
Since 2007, a plantation company had been scheming to take over more than three-quarters of the Indigenous islanders’ ancestral land in the Aru islands of Indonesia.
The clearing of forests inhabited by indigenous people in Indonesia's Papua Region by agribusinesses is fuelling conflict in the southern Merauke Regency.
Last week representatives of communities, indigenous peoples and NGOs met in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia to discuss deforestation and the rights of forest peoples.
Pujiono merupakan korban pengeroyokan aparat TNI dan sekuriti PT Asiatic. Dia sempat tak diketahui keberadaannya sejak sore hingga baru mendapat kabar keberadaanya beberapa menit menjelang ajal.
A member of the Suku Anak Dalam indigenous community was killed and five others were injured during a clash with security forces on an oil palm concession owned by PT Asiatic Persada in Sumatra.
Indonesia's East Kalimantan provincial administration has set aside a 400,000 hectare plot of land for agricultural development for investors.
A new report explores how one of Indonesia’s largest palm oil companies, Golden Agri Resources, is piloting its new Forest Conservation Policy in West Kalimantan.
Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) has denied being in discussions with Tadmax Resources Bhd over the sale of the latter’s land in Indonesia.
Fakfak (on the Southern Coast of West Papua Province), has plans to start a program to develop integrated agribusiness similar to MIFEE in Merauke.
A palm oil company's 'forest conservation' programme in Indonesia has ended up being a second land grab, writes Marcus Colchester - seizing resources from local communities' control.