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THE RIGHT OVER LAND IS THE RIGHT TO LIFE: The Development of the Smallholder Farmer Struggle, Randublatung, Blora Reclaims His Land

BLORA – JPIK (Central Forestry Independent Monitoring Network) with LBH (Semarang Legal Aid Institute) has met Suwono (68 years) at the GERAM secretariat (Gerakan Rakyat Gugat) Blora (03/13/2014). The presence of JPIK and LBH Semarang to conduct an investigation related to the alleged seizure of land owned by Suwono in Tanggel village, Randublatung Blora …

Natural Forests in the Aru Islands Threatened Gone

Bogor, March 11, 2014. Sugar cane plantations covering an area of 480 thousand ha are planned to be opened above a total of 770 thousand ha of Aru island land. This discourse is very threatening to the existence of around 730 thousand ha of natural forest found in the Aru Islands.

Since the beginning of …

Responding to the Revision of the West Papua RTRWP, NGOs Hold Group Dialogue

Implementation and proposed revisions and their implications for the rights of indigenous peoples to their space and natural resources

The Papua and West Papua Provincial Governments are conducting a revision of the Papua and West Papua Provincial Spatial Planning (RTRWP) to the Ministry of Forestry, for Changes in the Designation and Function of Forest Areas. …

Development of FLEGT-VPA and SVLK in Indonesia

According to Dwi Sudharto, Director General of BPPHH-Ministry of Forestry: “SVLK is the solution, where the practice of illegal logging has indeed peaked in history in 2006, but since 2009 with the birth of P.38 / 2009, the practice has been decreasing. Although he admitted, in the practice field it is still often found. …