'Conflict or Consent?' Chapter 3: PT Mustika Sembuluh and the Dayak Temuan of Central Kalimantan

Conflict or consent? The oil palm sector at a crossroads
By
Forest Peoples Programme, Sawit Watch and TUK Indonesia

'Conflict or Consent?' Chapter 3: PT Mustika Sembuluh and the Dayak Temuan of Central Kalimantan

This is the third chapter of 'Conflict or Consent? The oil palm sector at a crossroads'.

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Introduction

PT Mustika Sembuluh is one of seven subsidiary companies owned by WilmarInternational (member of the RSPO since 2005) in Central Kalimantan. PT Mustika Sembuluh was awarded RSPO certification on 11th August 2010 after a certification assessment by PT TUV Rheinland on 19th – 23rd October 2009 of its mill and three estates, withverification of closure of the major nonconformances identified carried out on 12th – 13th December 2009. PT MS is among the first of Wilmar’s holdings in Indonesia to have been assessed against the RSPO standards and also the first plantation company in Kalimantan to receive RSPO certification, according to the Wilmar CSR Tribune.

Ritual offerings for the resolution of conflict between the village of Pondok Damar and PT Mustika Sembuluh
By
Sophie Chao