Under threat of land grabbing by agribusiness company Biopalm, indigenous Bagyeli women from the department of Océan say no to oil palm production in their forests.
This recording features the words of indigenous leaders and community representatives of the Uitoto, Muinane, Nonuya and Andoque peoples of the Colombian Amazon, who share similar cultural practices and beliefs and self-identify as “People of the Centre.”
On the day that the UK Supreme Court rules on whether 1,800 Zambian villagers can continue their claim against mining giant Vedanta, Forest Peoples Programme joins more than 20 organisations to launch call for legal reform to make UK multinationals accountable for human rights abuses and environmental damage linke
A landmark declaration in 2010 brought human rights abuses by business activities into the spotlight. Since 2017, we have seen significant advances in legislating requirements for human rights due diligence in key markets, and in 2018 negotiations began on a possible Binding Treaty on business and human rights.
A Special Economic Zone in Chiang Khong, northern Thailand, could bring valuable investment into the area. But if it does go ahead, the wetland forests should be excluded to preserve the biodiversity of the local area, and to preserve the way of life of the local community.
Communities defending their human rights in areas of certified palm oil plantation will now be better protected under new policy announced by the RSPO this week at the Global Land Forum in Indonesia.
Together with partners from Indonesia, Malaysia, Democratic Republic of Congo and the Netherlands, FPP filed a joint submission to the French Government on its draft National Strategy to Combat Imported Deforestation (Strategie Nationale de Lutte Contre la Deforestation Importee – "SNDI").
In response to the RSPO Complaints Panel’s damning verdict on GOLDEN VEROLEUM LIBERIA (GVL) – a verdict upheld on appeal – GVL has announced a decision to 'voluntarily withdraw' its RSPO membership.
Menanggapi keputusan yang memberatkan dari Panel Pengaduan RSPO mengenai GOLDEN VEROLEUM LIBERIA (GVL) – sebuah putusan yang mendukung banding yang diajukan (kasus lengkapnya dapat dilihat di sini) - GVL telah mengumumkan keputusan untuk 'menarik diri secara sukarela' dari keanggotaan RSPO-nya.
On the 13th February FPP joined local communities and partners in Liberia in welcoming the decision of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Complaints Panel’s (CP’s) on Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL). This recent decision followed from an independent review of GVL’s implementation of previous CP decisions that involved a number of compl
Pada tanggal 13 Februari FPP bergabung dengan masyarakat dan mitra setempat di Liberia dalam menyambut keputusan Panel Pengaduan RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) tentang Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL).
Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) is an international human rights standard that emerges from the right of indigenous peoples to self-determination, as well as to their land, territories and resources.
The Forest Peoples Programme has compiled and submitted detailed comments on the draft Indigenous Peoples Policy being developed by the Green Climate Fund.
Forest Peoples Programme telah mengumpulkan dan menyampaikan tanggapan-tanggapan rinci mengenai draft Kebijakan Masyarakat Adat yang disusun oleh Green Climate Fund.
The Nonuya, Uitoto, Muinane and Andoque peoples of the Colombian Amazon, who self-identify as the ‘People of the Centre’, are calling for more information and substantive changes in the design of the Indigenous Peoples component of the Vision Amazonia forest and climate programme funded by the UK, Germany and Norway, including clear mechanisms to uphold land and territorial rights.
Indonesia: Following a detailed joint submission by FPP, Pusaka, Greenpeace and EIA last month, the Complaints Panel of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has issued a Stop Work Order to Goodhope Asia Holdings Ltd.
The Fourth Constitutional Court of Lima has declared for the Wampis and Awajun peoples over land being explored for oil.
Communities in Liberia have spoken to palm oil sector representatives about ongoing land tenure issues and participation of peoples in future plans for their customary lands.
Sixteen representatives from across Liberia attended the 2nd Annual Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA) National Dialogue to talk about the future of both their lands and large-scale agricultural developments in the country.
Masyarakat di Liberia telah berbicara kepada perwakilan sektor minyak sawit tentang masalah-masalah penguasaan lahan yang terus berkelanjutan dan partisipasi masyarakat dalam rencana masa depan untuk tanah adat mereka.
Enam belas perwakilan dari seluruh Liberia menghadiri dialog nasional tahunan ke-2 Aliansi Hutan Tropis 2020 (Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA) National Dialogues) untuk membicarakan masa depan tanah mereka dan masa depan pembangunan agrikultur skala besar di negara ini.
A new video from handcrafted films made in collaboration with indigenous peoples and Indonesian campaigners exposes the destruction caused by oil palm companies in Indonesian Borneo (West Kalimantan).