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FIGHTING FOR ECOLOGICAL JUSTICE

FIGHTING FOR ECOLOGICAL JUSTICE

Fighting for ecological justice

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The book displays the natural potential of the Indigenous Peoples area in the Selemkai district, Tambrauw Regency. This book will help tourists and local tour guides learn about the natural and cultural riches of the Selemkai region. .....
On November 6th 2022, European Union agreed on a proposed regulation to tackle deforestation. The law is called European Union Deforestation Regulation (EUDR). The European Union was aware that as consumers, their make contributes at least 10% of global deforestation. Therefore, they need to pass the regulation to be responsible consumers. The booklet describes the regulation background, the problems in the text, and how the policy impacts Indonesia as producing country......
In 2022, Kaoem Telapak gave 22 journalists a fellowship to cover the current situation of the palm oil industry in Indonesia.

Through their writing, the journalists provide a clear picture of the current situation of the oil palm industry and plantations in Indonesia. The Journalist highlights the workers' and smallholders' issues and the impact of palm oil estates on local communities and the environment.

Moreover, the journalists also revealed various community initiatives to repair their ecosystem and environment damaged by irresponsible industry. The book also covers smallholders who are practising sustainability for their plantations.....
After the public demanded the Government improve oil palm governance, in 2011, the Government issued a certification scheme. Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) is a certification scheme from the Government that palm oil business actors must follow. ISPO underwent significant revisions after the Government issued Presidential Regulation No.44/2020 and Minister of Agriculture Regulation No.38/2020. Even so, the New ISPO still leaves problems. The effectiveness of the New ISPO has been questioned by many. Two issues make the public unsure; implementation and transparency issues. The condition is the information regarding the New ISPO for the public is minimal. In fact, as a mandatory.....
In 2020, FAO warned of the dangers of hunger due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Indonesian government answered the warning from the United Nations by launching the Food Estate project. The government claims the project is a solution to the national food security problem. The government prepared all regulatory instruments to streamline this project, including putting it into the National Strategic Project (PSN), Job Creation Law, and Ministerial Regulation. .....
The mini book briefly explains the European Union's regulatory proposals for commodities that are free from deforestation and environmental degradation activities......
This book aims to explain the background of the UKK program in Indonesia and share a story about the potential and initiatives that the program has carried out. .....