Indonesia

Korindo: Korean palm oil giant stripped of sustainability status

Korean palm oil giant, Korindo has been rejected from the world's green certification body in the wake of a BBC investigation. Korindo controls more land in Papua than any other conglomerate. The company has cleared nearly 60,000 hectares of forests inside its concessions - an area the size of Chicago or Seoul.

Food estate di Papua: Perampasan ruang berkedok ketahanan pangan?

Perjuangan panjang dan suara lantang Orang Asli Papua untuk merebut daulat atas tanah, air, udara dan hak dasar lainnya kembali menemui tantangan yang bernama kebijakan pembangunan food estate. Arahan lokasi food estate di Papua seluas ± 2.684.680,68 hektar. Lebih dari dua juta hektar berada di kawasan hutan.

West Papua revokes quarter of a million hectares of land from palm oil

Local government in Indonesia’s West Papua province has revoked permits for 12 oil palm concessions that cover an area twice the size of Los Angeles after a recent audit of palm oil concession holders found widespread administrative and legal violations. Activists have called on the government to follow up on the revocation by granting Indigenous peoples access to the rescinded concessions instead of granting new licenses to other investors.

Indonésie : Des plantations de palmiers à huile aux effets nocifs

Les dommages causés à des communautés par une plantation de palmiers à huile dans l'ouest du Kalimantan, en Indonésie, démontrent l'incapacité du gouvernement à appliquer ses propres politiques et lois, a déclaré Human Rights Watch dans un rapport publié aujourd'hui

Food estate projects must not contribute to deforestation: experts

The Indonesian government last year started developing a food estate project in Central Kalimantan. While it is currently spread over 30.000 ha of land, the size of the food estate will be extended over the next two years. Now, the food estate project has been expanded to North Sumatra, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), South Sumatra, Papua, and Riau.