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Rethinking Foreign Direct Investments in Agriculture in South East Asia

18 Abril de, 2013

This video, produced by the UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI), includes interviews with individuals from various NGOs, including FPP and Sawit Watch, during the Public Forum on Inclusive, Sustainable Foreign Direct Investments in Agriculture in South East Asia which took place in Bangkok in March 2013. 

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SawitWatch/FPP Statement at the Asia Regional Consultation with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on the Situation of Indigenous Peoples in Asia

SawitWatch, FPP

13 Marzo de, 2013

12th – 13th March 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Free, Prior and Informed Consent as an expression of right to self-determination of indigenous peoples

Free, Prior and Informed Consent in the palm oil sector in Southeast Asia

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Film by the Indonesia Nature Film Society: Indigenous Peoples and the Struggle for their Homeland

Indonesia Nature Film Society

11 Marzo de, 2013

Land, territory and natural resources are not only viewied as an economic resource for the survival of indigenous peoples, but also identity. The identity of an existence that is contained within a value system: social, cultural and spiritual, inherited from generation to generation.

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Indonesian communities resist forest land grab by pulp and paper plantation

5 Marzo de, 2013

The Toba Pulp Lestari (TPL) company, is expanding its eucalyptus plantations on the lands of indigenous communities

The community of Pandumaan-Sipituhuta in North Sumatra faces the clearance of the forests that they depend on to extract resin by the Toba Pulp Lestari paper company, a subsidiary of the pulp and paper giant APRIL.

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Film: Don't Pulp Pandumaan-Sipituhuta: A David and Goliath Tale

The communities of Pandumaan-Sipituhata with KSPPM and support from LifeMosaic

5 Marzo de, 2013

The pulp and paper industry is growing all over Indonesia. The Toba Pulp Lestari (TPL) company, is expanding its eucalyptus plantations on the lands of the indigenous communities of Pandumaan-Sipituhuta in North Sumatra.

The communities have lived and worked on their lands for 13 generations. They are peacefully resisting to defend their forests and their livelihoods. But their defence of their lands comes at a heavy cost as they are criminalised.

Please stand together with this community at the front-line of the global land grab that is putting profit ahead of rights.

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Film produced by PUSAKA, SKP-Kane and Gekko Studio: Our Land Has Gone

28 Febrero de, 2013

The Malind Anim tribe in Zanegi village, Merauke, Papua, Indonesia are hunter gatherers who rely on the forest for their livelihoods. They are born, raised and get food from the forest. But in the village of Zanegi, times have changed. The MedCo corporation is clearing thousands of hectares of forest, with plans to convert 169,000 hectares of land to industrial tree plantations as part of the million hectaure Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate, known as MIFEE.

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Video: Our Land Has Gone

PUSAKA, SKP-KAME and Gekko Studio

28 Febrero de, 2013

The Malind Anim tribe in Zanegi village, Merauke, Papua, Indonesia are hunter gatherers who rely on the forest for their livelihoods. They are born, raised and get food from the forest. But in the village of Zanegi, times have changed. The MedCo corporation is clearing thousands of hectares of forest, with plans to convert 169,000 hectares of land to industrial tree plantations as part of the million hectaure Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate, known as MIFEE.

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Publication by Institut Dayakologi - Protecting Tiong Kandang: The Guardian of our World

Institut Dayakologi and Forest Peoples Programme (FPP)

6 Febrero de, 2013

This book, co-published by FPP and Institut Dayakologi, is part of a joint project on putting customary rights into spatial planning in Sanggau District. It documents the sacred, natural and ritual values of Tiong Kandang forest to the indigenous peoples of Bangka village in Sanggau District, West Kalimantan, and the participatory mapping of their ancestral adat (customary) lands.

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