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21 Dec 2014Awas Mifee
Timika: local leader revokes PT Pusaka Agro Lestari’s plantation permit
A Noble Agri subsidiary oil palm plantation in Papua, PT Pusaka Agro Lestari's permit has been revoked by local government following several complaints by local civil and religious leaders about negative effects of PT PAL’s plantation on Kamoro people in Mimika Regency.
17 Dec 2014Antara News
Bupati Mimika resmi cabut izin perkebunan sawit PT PAL
Bupati Mimika, Papua, secara resmi telah menerbitkan surat keputusan penghentian total aktivitas PT Pusaka Agro Lestari (PAL), perusahaan perkebunan kelapa sawit di kawasan hutan Iwaka.
09 Dec 2014Reuters
Cargill may invest $1b in Indonesia over 3 to 4 years with poultry focus
Cargill met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo and other senior government officials on Monday to discuss future investment in Indonesia's oil palm sector.
24 Nov 2014Reuters
Kohlberg Kravis, Bunge Agribusiness express interest in Golden Plantation
KKR and Bunge have expressed interest in buying 88% of PT Golden Plantation, which owns 49,000 hectares of oil palm plantations in Kalimantan, Riau and Sumatra, Indonesia
14 Nov 2014Awas Mifee
Papua-wide meeting calls for 10 year moratorium on plantation and forestry industries
Indigenous communities, environmentalists and human rights defenders of West Papua gathered in Jayapura, 4-7 November 2014, to discuss problems linked to rapidly expanding plantations.
11 Nov 2014Mongabay
‘Militarized occupation’: local communities pay the price for palm oil
There’s little doubt that the use of palm oil is expanding rapidly throughout the world, and with it the need for millions of hectares of land to grow oil palm trees. The results can be devastating for local communities.
01 Oct 2014Bina Desa
Sebelanga sawit, sedikit kesejahteraan
Betapa luas perkebunan sawit di indonesia dan di dunia, namun seberapa besar kesejahteraan rakyat yang diberikan oleh sektor ini? Sangat sedikit kalau tak boleh dikatakan sebaliknya, bisnis industri minyak sawit kerap memperparah kemiskinan yang ada.
27 Sep 2014The Star
Indonesia’s oil palm dilemma
Indonesia’s attractiveness for being the preferred destination of Malaysian oil palm planters has been shaken by reports of the country’s plan for a plantation bill that will limit foreign ownership to 30% from the present 95%.
11 Sep 2014Guardian
Tropical forests illegally destroyed for commercial agriculture
Increasing international demand for palm oil, beef, soy and wood is fuelling the illegal destruction of tropical forests at an alarming rate.
08 Sep 2014Reuters
Draft plantations bill on foreign ownership limit hits presidential hurdle
Indonesia's outgoing president is against a draft bill that would retroactively limit foreign ownership of plantations to no more than 30 percent.
01 Sep 2014Sun Daily
Sime Darby has contingency plan prepared for Indonesian cap on foreign ownership
Sime Darby Bhd has a contingency plan ready for a possible change in legislation on foreign ownership of plantation land in Indonesia.
29 Aug 2014KPA
Infografis konflik agraria Indonesia 2013
Infograsi catatan konflik agraria di Indonesia sepanjang 2013 yang disusun oleh Konsorsium Pembaruan Agraria (KPA)

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