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01 Oct 2013Awas MIFEE
UN Commission raises concerns about MIFEE with Indonesia
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.
01 Oct 2013Jakarta Globe
Australian PM welcomes Indonesia joint ventures on cattle
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.
30 Sep 2013food-navigator
Indonesian plantation monopolies under threat
The Indonesian Government is planning to crack down on further expansion of groups in the powerful palm oil plantation industry and, indirectly, foreign conglomerates.
25 Sep 2013The Examiner
Indonesian land buy may go over 1.5m hectares
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.
18 Sep 2013RFI
L'Indonésie lorgne les terres australiennes pour produire du bœuf
Pour assurer son approvisionnement en viande de bœuf, l'Indonésie envisage d'acheter plus d'un million d'hectares en Australie.
12 Sep 2013ABC
Indonesian beef plan sparks foreign investment debate
A move by the Indonesian government to buy one million hectares of land for beef production in Australia for its own local market has reignited the foreign ownership debate.
12 Sep 2013ABC
Indonesia approves plan to buy 1 million hectares of Australian grazing land
Indonesia has moved to solve its beef supply problems by approving a plan to buy one million hectares of Australian farmland, a plot four times the size of the Australian Capital Territory.
12 Sep 2013The Land
Indonesia's ag land plans
Indonesia's announcement yesterday that it plans to buy a million hectares of Australian agricultural land to raise beef cattle is the clearest signal yet that it wants to lower its dependence on the current live export system.
02 Sep 2013FPP
Starvation and poverty in Indonesia
Civil society organisations appeal for suspension of MIFEE project in Papua pending redress for local communities
01 Sep 2013FPP
Papouasie Occidentale - Accaparement de terres : Famine et la pauvreté
Appel des organisations de la société civile pour la suspension d’un mégaprojet agro - industriel dévastateur, en attente de réparation pour les collectivités locales.
29 Aug 2013Jakarta Post
Govt eyes foreign firms for agriculture
The Indonesian government is aiming to lure foreign investors to develop agricultural fields and farms outside Java, given the “insignificant” foreign contributions to total investments in the sector.
28 Aug 2013Mongabay
Indonesian group vows to map 30 million hectares of customary forest in 7 years
An indigenous peoples’ rights group has vowed to map millions of hectares of customary land in Indonesia, an ambitious target it hopes will help protect indigenous forests from encroachment by palm oil and pulp and paper concessions.

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