The severe threat to indigenous peoples' survival in Kalimantan, Indonesia, by the government's proposed 850km-long oil palm plantation on part of the traditionally owned territories of the indigenous peoples of this region
- Formal NGO letter of complaint to the IFC Compliance Advisor Ombudsman about breaches of policy with regard to the oil palm industry in Indonesia
Pokja Hutan Kaltim (the 'East Kalimantan Working Group on Forests') has been observing the development of the timber legality standard and its verification system, as well as the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification of the PT Sumalindo Lestari Jaya logging concession since June 2003. This is the report of the case study into the local indigenous people's experiences with Sumalindo
This careful research in five self-governing Minangkabau communities (Nagari) in West Sumatra situates present-day conflicts between rural communities and palm oil developers in their historical and institutional context.
ISBN 979-15188-1-5 303 pages World Rainforest Movement