Indigenous People In Kalimantan and Papua Fight Against Palm Oil Plantations

by Indonesia Nature Film Society July 03, 2019

This video by Indonesia Nature Film Society (INFIS) shows the relentless fight of local residents in Kalimantan (Borneo) and Papua in Indonesia against a big palm oil plantation. With the forests and their livelihoods at risk, local farmers and indigenous people said that they did not agree to give up their land, but they weren't given the option. As a last resort, they complained to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). They are still hoping for a resolution.

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