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‘Food estate’ projects eating up Indonesia’s forests: cascading threats on global environment and communities unveiled

‘Food estate’ projects eating up Indonesia’s forests: cascading threats on global environment and communities unveiled

Indonesia’s government recently announced plans for several new ‘food estate’ projects in Central Kalimantan, Papua and North Sumatra Provinces.  Despite their name, these developments are not about securing ‘food’: a new report reveals that, once in place, they would...

Newly Published Investigative Research Reveals Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) Involved in Hundreds of Conflicts with Local Communities in Indonesia

Newly Published Investigative Research Reveals Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) Involved in Hundreds of Conflicts with Local Communities in Indonesia

San Francisco, CA –  New research conducted by a coalition of Indonesian organisations and the Environmental Paper Network has found that the second-largest Indonesian paper company Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) is involved in hundreds of...