Oil Palm Expansion in South East Asia: Trends and implications for local communities and indigenous peoples

Oil Palm Expansion in South East Asia
By
FPP

Oil Palm Expansion in South East Asia: Trends and implications for local communities and indigenous peoples

This insightful study by Forest Peoples Programme, SawitWatch, Samdhana Institute and the Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC) documents in detail, and for the first time, the way oil palm plantations are now expanding in very different ways across South East Asia as a whole. The study complements better known experiences in Malaysia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea with new case studies of the processes of oil palm expansion in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and the Philippines. 

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Oil Palm Expansion in South East Asia: Trends and implications for local communities and indigenous peoples is available as individual chapters for quick download at the following links: 

Introduction - Oil Palm Expansion in South East Asia: an overview

Chapter 1: Oil palm development in Thailand: economic, social and environmental considerations

Chapter 2: Palm oil development in Cambodia

Chapter 3: Oil Palm Development in Vietnam

Chapter 4: Oil palm expansion in the Philippines Analysis of land rights, environment and food security issues

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