Bogor, 6 February 2018. The claim of the Puncak area as a protected area is being put to trial again. Deforestation, spatial planning, and licensing violations in the Puncak area suspected to influence the occurrence of floods and landslides around Bogor-Jakarta.       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7vQ31je1vw The Puncak area has experienced massive forest and land damage for decades. FWI analysis showed,…

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“So PT. Borneo Surya Mining Jaya is destroying the forest, destroying the rights of the indigenous people of Muara Tae, intimidating, pressuring the Muara Tae community not to defend the land, ”said Petrus Asuy, Muara Tae’s traditional leader.   It has been 46 years that Petrus Asuy and other Muara Tae indigenous peoples have defended their customary territories from seizure…

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Having The Government Been Neglected The Supreme Court Decision for more than a year, Civil Society Coallition Grant ATR/BPN Intransparent Institution Award Trophy     *** Jakarta, August 20th 2018. The Civil Society Coalition for Information Disclosure awarded the most closed state institution trophy to the Ministry of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning / National Land Agency (Kementerian ATR /…

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Jakarta, September 30th 2019. Deforestation is no longer a taboo word in Indonesia’s forest management. It often silted and covered under the banner of “development” interest. The continued loosing of forest in some area has been proved to have major impact on local community life sustainability, especially those who live in or around the forest. However, the State often neglects…

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Civil Society Coalition Press ReleaseTwo Years of Presidential Instruction on Palm Oil Moratorium:Government Needs to “Step on the Gas” to Improve Palm Oil Governance [Jakarta, 20 September 2020] September 2020, Presidential Instruction (Inpres) Policy No. 8 of 2018 concerning Postponement and Evaluation of Oil Palm Plantation Permits and Increasing Productivity of Oil Palm Plantations, or what is known as the…

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Deforestation and Social Conflict Continues to Occur, Government Must Strengthen the Sustainable Forest Management System Jakarta, 28 February 2018. FWI explained that in three periods, 718.000 hectares of natural forests had vanished in North Sumatra, East Kalimantan, and North Maluku. Every hour, 42 football-field-sized natural forests have vanished in three provinces. JPIK study of 296 IUIPHHK-HA and HT Sustainable Production…

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