China has expressed its interest in bringing its private firms to invest in agriculture in areas in the border region of Kalimantan, Indonesia, a top official said on Monday.
A Korean palm oil company has been dropped by buyers after footage emerged that allegedly shows the illegal burning of vast tracts of tropical forest on lands it holds concessions for in Indonesia.
The President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, is inviting Indonesia to invest in his country's agriculture and mining sectors.
As the indigenous people of Sorong, Nabire, Merauke and elsewhere in West Papua continue to resist oil palm expansion, there now appears to be some hope that the government is responding to President Joko Widodo’s call last month for a moratorium on all new permits.
In partnership with Indonesian agribusiness Japfa and Cargill’s Black River, AustAsia has built five free stall dairy farms in the province of Shandong, plus another in Inner Mongolia, to milk 30,000 Holsteins in total.
On Jokowi’s announcement to ban new oil palm permits, AGRA and APC reaffirm call to stop oil palm plantations
Aliansi Gerakan Reforma Agraria and Asian Peasant Coalition welcome Indonesian President's announcement to ban new oil palm permits but reiterate call to stop oil palm plantations.
Entre el 25 de abril y el 4 de mayo delegados de Indonesia, Perú, Colombia y Liberia, entre otros países exigieron en Londres que la Unión Europea ponga fin a las violaciones de derechos humanos y al acaparamiento de tierras vinculados a las empresas de palma de aceite, que en su mayoría consume la UE.
Indigenous and civil society leaders from Indonesia, Peru, Colombia and Liberia gathered in London Wednesday to urge a boycott of firms that commit human rights violations and land seizures to cultivate palm oil.
The company, which has most recently bulldozed the local community's sago palms, is a subsidiary of RSPO member Goodhope Asia Holdings, registered in Singapore and owned by Carson Cumberbatch PLC of Sri Lanka.
Reactions to Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s recently announced plan to ban new oil palm and mining permits were generally positive on Friday, with activists reminding him that the devil is in details.
Indonesia's Agriculture Minister says his government will allocate two million hectares of land for cattle and maize and sugarcane plantations under the investment deal with Denmark.
The agribusiness cluster of the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-Eaga) is targeting a total of 100,000 hectares for expansion of hybrid rice production area in the sub-economic region.