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FIGHTING FOR ECOLOGICAL JUSTICE

FIGHTING FOR ECOLOGICAL JUSTICE

Fighting for ecological justice

Tag: Deforestation

IPB University's Directorate of Strategic Studies and Academic Reputation (DKSRA) invited Kaoem Telapak as a speaker to represent civil society and discuss the European Union Deforestation Regulation (EUDR)......
We, the undersigned organisations, wish to convey our hope that the EU Regulation on deforestation-free products (EUDR) contributes effectively to halting deforestation worldwide, while also strengthening smallholders’ rights and improving their livelihoods. .....
Solutions to tropical deforestation have to come from within tropical forest countries. That is why we welcome greater south-south cooperation. However, we are writing to express our concerns over the initiative’s direction of travel, specifically the lack of attention given to impacts of extractives and other harmful industries on rainforests and to the engagement of civil society and rights-holders in the process. .....
The government claims that energy wood plantation is a solution for the new energy source. However, Yuyun Indradi, a member of Kaoem Telapak, has a critical thought about it......
The corruption in the permits for oil palm plantations committed by the owner of PT Duta Palma, Surya Darmadi, not only has an impact on state losses but also on the livelihoods of the Talang Mamak Indigenous People who live there......
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.....
Food Estate (FE) is a project initiated by the state that still leaves problems. Therefore, Kaoem Telapak held a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) on Thursday and Friday, 29 – 30 September 2022. The FGD invited academics, civil society groups, and journalists to delve deeper into the government project......