The Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) and the Aliansi Gerakan Reforma Agraria (AGRA) strongly expresses it support to the Senyerang farmers for successfully taking back their land at Senyerang village in Tanjung Barat regency.
A large rally of 7,000 people demanding agrarian reform and people’s rights shook Jakarta and 27 other provinces all across Indonesia on January 12.
Militant peasants from Asian Peasant Coalition mounted a mobilisation against global land grabbing.
Asian Peasant Coalition's press release on land grabbing in Indonesia
The following report, by independent researcher Anna Bolin, explores the global trends and influences at work behind agriculture mega-projects like MIFEE in Papua.
This special edition of DTE newsletter focuses on some of the past and present campaigns and debates around top-down development in Papua and the impact on communities, including the Merauke Estate massive land grab
Under the terms of the agreement, Bunge will acquire 35% of PT Bumiraya Investindo, a subsidiary of TPS Food, which has 25,000 ha in palm oil concessions in Indonesia.
The UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights is being invited to visit Indonesia in connection with MIFEE, the Merauke Integrated Energy and Food Project in West Papua, a mega-project of 1.6m ha for agri-business purposes.
Soumis à des contraintes d’espace, les groupes asiatiques multiplient les accords en Afrique. Si le pari est parfois risqué, les perspectives de la demande mondiale en huile de palme leur laissent entrevoir un fort retour sur investissement.
Four indigenous farmers won a legal battle Monday to have two controversial articles struck from a plantation law which they say prevent them from attempting to reclaim lost ancestral lands.
The Anak Dalam Sungai Beruang say the Wilmar Group subsidiary, Asiatic Persada, forced them off their ancestral homelands.
As foreign investors descend on Africa to develop large-scale palm oil plantations, the survival of local people is being threatened as they lose control of the land and water on which they depend for their food production and livelihoods