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PHPL: From Legality to Sustainability

This report explored the environmental credentials, performance, and additionality of Indonesia’s Sustainable Forest management (SFM) standard, or Pengelolaan Hutan Produksi Lestari (PHPL). In particular, it assessed the extent to which PHPL could contribute to sustainability and legality of timber resources in Indonesia. Methodologically, the analysis drew from two sample provinces (Central and East Kalimantan) …

Palangkaraya District Court Grants KLHK Karhutla Lawsuit against PT. AUS

Palangkaraya, Wednesday, October 23, 2019, the Palangkaraya District Court Judge Panel chaired by Judge Kurnia Yani Darmono, SH., M.Hum with Judges Mahfudin, SH., MH and Alfon, SH., MH granted KLHK’s lawsuit against PT Arjuna Utama Sawit (PT. AUS). PT AUS was declared to have committed an unlawful act on a fire that occurred at …

Forcing financial institutions to be held responsible for forest and land fires

Forest and land fires that still occur every year, especially in Sumatra and Kalimantan, and land conflicts with communities indicate that many things still need to be corrected by the Government of Indonesia so that the use of palm oil as a fuel source for biodiesel must come from sources that are managed sustainably …

One Year of Palm Oil Instruction Implementation

September 2019 is exactly one year of the issuance of Presidential Instruction (Inpres) No. 8 of 2018 concerning the Postponement and Evaluation of Palm Oil Plantation Licensing and Increasing Palm Oil Plantation Productivity. Through this policy, the government is trying to improve sustainable management of oil palm plantations, provide legal certainty, protect and protect …