A 1040-hectare oil palm farm has been given by Amokwe and Okai villages of Bende, Abia State, Nigeria to Dufil Prima Foods Plc, a company whose owners include Kellog's and PT Indofood, to enable it source its raw materials.
Walhi meminta Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK) memperhatikan pemberian izin pengelolaan sawit kepada PT Sebuku Inti Plantation, di Kabupaten Buol, Sulawesi Tengah. Sebelumnya, Bupati Buol pernah ditangkap karena menerima suap agar menerbitkan HGU kepada PT Sebuku Inti Plantation pada tahun 2012.
In December 2012, on the sidelines of Islamic business forum in Malaysia, a man made a bold claim said his company, Menara Group held the rights to 4,000 square kilometres of rainforest for oil palm plantations in Indonesia. The basis of his claim was Tanah Merah project in Boven Digoel, Papua.
New report from Oakland Institute, Indonesia: The World Bank’s Failed East Asian Miracle details how Bank-backed policy reforms have led to the displacement, criminalization, and even murder of smallholder farmers and indigenous defenders to make way for mega-agricultural projects.
After three years of intensive research, Namati have launched Midcourse Manoeuvers: Community Strategies and Remedies for Natural Resource Conflicts in India, Indonesia, and Myanmar, a groundbreaking resource for frontline practitioners working with communities affected by land use change.
A video from The Gecko Project following an indigenous Dayak man who shows how a corrupt land deals for oil palm plantation affecting village life in the interior of Indonesian Borneo, including their access to clean water.