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.
Pour assurer son approvisionnement en viande de bœuf, l'Indonésie envisage d'acheter plus d'un million d'hectares en Australie.
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.
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.
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.
Civil society organisations appeal for suspension of MIFEE project in Papua pending redress for local communities
Appel des organisations de la société civile pour la suspension d’un mégaprojet agro - industriel dévastateur, en attente de réparation pour les collectivités locales.
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.
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.