FPP letter to UK's Department for International Development

Alerting the Secretary of State to the NGO submission to the UN's CERD [see below] and the pending World Bank Inspection Panel investigation into the detrimental impact of World Bank-supported initiatives on the rights and livelihoods of indigenous peoples in the DRC

The Nagari community, business and the state: The origin and the process of contemporary agrarian protests in West Sumatra, Indonesia

Book available on request from FPP at and WRM at

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