Posts Tagged with "West Kalimantan"

Land Lost in Lies: Smallholder Schemes Gone Wrong

Friday, November 5, 2010

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Land Lost in Lies: Smallholder Schemes Gone Wrong

I’ve spent the past week visiting our partners in Indonesia and interviewing frontline communities directly impacted by the palm oil industry. The stories I’ve heard are haunting — tales of human rights abuses, negligent environmental destruction and the criminalization of Indigenous Peoples for trying to maintain some connection to their ancestral lands despite degradation caused by [...]

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RAN and Cargill: Turning Point for Indonesia’s Rainforests?

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

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Since the release of our report on Cargill’s problems with palm oil in Borneo, Cargill has been scrambling to clean up their palm oil supply chain. Cargill has been engaging with customers including Kraft and General Mills; announced a supply chain audit in collaboration with WWF; and just last week announced that the assessment of [...]

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