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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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Indonesia: controversial pulp and paper giant APP comes under scrutiny as it plans expansion but makes new promises

2 Octubre de, 2012

Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) is coming under intensifying scrutiny over its renewed promises to bring its giant mills and supply chains into compliance with best practice norms for sustainability and its new promises that it will respect the rights of local communities and indigenous peoples. Recently, Marcus Colchester, as Co-Chair of the High Conservation Values Resource Network and Director of FPP, and Patrick Anderson, FPP's Policy Advisor in Indonesia, met with APP's Head of Sustainability, Aida Greenbury, and her team of advisers and consultants, to clarify the company's commitments.

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Securing High Conservation Values in Central Kalimantan: Report of the Field Investigation in Central Kalimantan of the RSPO Ad Hoc Working Group on High Conservation Values in Indonesia

Marcus Colchester, Norman Jiwan, Patrick Anderson, Asril Darussaamin and Andi Kiky

2 Agosto de, 2012

Securing High Conservation Values in Central Kalimantan

This report provides an account of a short investigation carried out by the RSPO's Ad Hoc Working Group on High Conservation Values in Indonesia. It is being circulated to promote comprehension and discussion about the legal and procedural obstacles to securing such values in the oil palm sector in Indonesia with the view to promoting changes and legal reforms in order to secure these values more effectively. This version includes detailed comments on the report by Wilmar International.

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Video: Sawit Watch - Lost in Palm Oil Part 1 of 3

Sawit Watch, Walhi, Altemeier and Hornung

10 Abril de, 2012

First screened at the RSPO in Malaysia, this film is the outcome of a collaboration with Walhi. It was directed by Inge Altemeier and produced by Altemeier and Hornung in 2007.

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Video: Sawit Watch - Lost in Palm Oil Part 2 of 3

Sawit Watch, Walhi, Altemeier and Hornung

10 Abril de, 2012

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