Des ONG ont déposé plainte contre la banque néerlandaise ING auprès du point de contact des Pays-Bas de l'OCDE, réclamant que le groupe cesse d'investir dans des entreprises de production d'huile de palme qu'elles accusent d'être associées à un accaparement des terres
NGOs have filed a complaint at the OECD against the Dutch bank ING Group regarding its financing of oil palm companies involved in deforestation (Noble Group), land grabbing (Bolloré Group/Socfin) and child labor (Wilmar International).
Indonesia has published its first ever map of customary forests, in a move it says to prevent land grabs by businesses and resolve existing conflicts.But indigenous rights activists are unconvinced, saying land recognition process for local communities continues to be hampered by onerous bureaucratic requirements.
The last of investigative series “Indonesia for Sale” examined the corruption underpinning Indonesia’s land rights and climate crisis in unparalleled depth from the expansion of oil palm plantations in the country.
A district chief in Indonesia is seeking to overturn ministry decision approving a request that would allow a palm oil company to clear forest for plantation in Buol district, Sulawesi. The company initially get the concession after bribing the previous district chief.
Industrial-scale agriculture poses considerable risk to the indigenous peoples of Papua. Anthropologist Sophie Chao has studied the often fraught relationship between Papuans and plantation firms, and the mechanisms through which indigenous people are compelled to give up their land.
A state-owned plantation company, PTPN XIV, is evicting farmers to make room for an oil palm estate on the eastern Indonesian island of Sulawesi. The case is one of thousands of land disputes simmering across Indonesia.
Golden Agri-Resources’ operations in Indonesia and Liberia have generated years of controversy, including consistent and well-documented allegations of deforestation, land grabbing and human rights violations.
‘Kesepakatan rahasia hancurkan surga Papua’, kisah ketiga dari seri Indonesia Dijual, suatu rangkaian laporan investigasi yang memaparkan potret buram dari situasi deforestasi dan krisis agraria di Indonesia.