Press Release/Position Paper

Illegal Oil Palm and Impunity Still Undermining Indonesia’s Flagship Timber Reforms

Bogor, 7 June 2017. Timber logged illegally in and around a rogue oil palm plantation is being certified legal under Indonesia’s flagship timber certification system, despite repeated NGO reports to police, forestry enforcement officials, and certification professionals, a new report reveals.

The report – Still Permitting Crime – published today by Indonesia’s Independent Forest Monitoring Network (JPIK) and the UK-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), exposes continued and renewed illegal logging in and around the palm plantation of PT Prasetya Mitra Muda (PT PMM), in Gunung Mas district, Central Kalimantan province.

Position Paper: Certification System Is Not Just a Sustainable Palm Label

POSITION PAPERCivil Society Groups of the Land of Papua and North Maluku”The Certification System Is Not Just a Sustainable Palm Label”

PALM PLANTATION INDUSTRY has penetrated the Land of Papua and North Maluku since 1982 and its expansion continues to this day. As in various regions in Indonesia, the palm oil industry of Tanah Papua …

Opening of Round Logs Exports Risks Triggers Illegal Logging in Indonesia

Bogor, December 13, 2017. Illegal logging and smuggling of logs can be rife again in Indonesia if the proposal of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) to enforce log exports is approved. Kaoem Telapak and the Independent Forest Monitoring Network (JPIK) strongly reject this proposal because it can hamper the development of the …