Indonesia

Customary land map, a first for Indonesia, launches to mixed reception

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.

Walhi Imbau KPK untuk Awasi Izin Lahan Sawit di Buol

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.