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  • Indigenous Dayak tribe pitted against palm oil giant

    18/05/2016· Indigenous Dayak tribe pitted against palm oil giant in new film A documentary about the Semunying Jaya community's battle with Darmex Agro, one of Indonesia's biggest palm oil companies. A village boy from East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

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  • The oil palm industry: A road to poverty reduction

    18/02/2013· The Philippines heavily imports palm oil, the primary processed product of oil palm. It imported about 550,000 tons of refined palm oil in 2011, mostly from Malaysia that supplied 80

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  • Oil Palm Expansion in South East Asia Trends

    difficulties communities face getting banks to hold client companies accountable when these companies violate standards that the banks supposedly uphold. Oil Palm Expansion in South East Asia: Trends and implications for local communities and indigenous peoples First Edition: July 2011 Editors: Marcus Colchester and Sophie Chao Authors: Marcus Colchester, Sophie Chao, Jonas Dallinger, H.E.P

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  • Palm oil, pineapples threaten SE Asia's indigenous lands

    24/09/2019· Palm oil plantations in Indonesia and commercial fruit orchards in the Philippines have uprooted indigenous people and rural communities from

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  • Philippines: Indigenous organizations challenge oil palm

    11/09/2013· The bulk of oil palm operations are being carried out by the Palawan Palm & Vegetable Oil Mills Inc. (PPVOMI)and its sister company Agumil Philippines Inc. As of now, about 15,000 hectares of land are being converted into oil palm plantations. Agumil Philippines Inc. is 75% Filipino and 25% Malaysian-owned. Its sister company, PPVOMI is 60% Singaporean and 40% Filipino-owned. The companies

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  • Local Struggles Against Plantations WRM in English

    09/09/2020· São Tomé and Príncipe: Popular resistance succeeds in curbing the expansion of industrial oil palm plantations. Philippines: Indigenous organizations challenge oil palm companies in Palawan. Philippines: campaign against oil palm expansion. Nigeria: Environmentalist threatened for his denounces against Wilmar's oil palm plantations

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  • Jo Villanueva Forest Peoples

    Nakeen manages the 1,200 ha oil palm plantation in Impasugong, Bukidnon, while ABERDI runs the ten ton crude palm oil mill in the same area. At present, these four companies FPPI, API, Kenram and ABERDI- are the main players in the continuing expansion of oil palm in the Philippines. Government policies and targets

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  • Environmental challenges and the controversy about palm

    on the Philippines, in Myanmar and Thailand. Today the world market consists of 38.13 mil-lion tons annually, and Indonesia and Malay- sia as largest and second-largest producer of palm oil in the world account together for more than 85 percent of exports, mainly to China, the European Union and India. The world largest companies páãÉ= a~êÄó (state-owned by Malaysia, 531,299 hectares

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  • Conservation Indigenous Issues in Asia

    27/09/2013· Local indigenous peoples and their organizations have demanded for immediate halt to the process of army mobilization in Makalu Barun National Park condemning the Government for violating human rights of indigenous peoples by beginning preparations for army mobilization without their free consent. In a memorandum submitted to the Chairperson of Council of Ministers and other concerned

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  • Jiew Kang Jue Pattana oil palm company, Thailand EJAtlas

    06/02/2017· A palm oil company has illegally occupied the community's lands for the past 30 years after the expiry of their lease. See more In 2007, the Agricultural Land Reform Office (ALRO) filed a civil law suit against the Jiew Kang Jue Pattana Co. Ltd company on behalf of the community to evict the company from the land.

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  • Philippines World Directory of Minorities & Indigenous

    Many of the victims have been notable opponents of mining, oil palm plantations, corruption and government abuses. In 2018, Global Witness declared the Philippines to be the most dangerous country in Asia for land and environmental defenders. It documented at least 48 activists killed in 2017; many of the victims belonged to indigenous peoples

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  • Questionnaire on Indigenous Issues / PFII Un

    oil palms' and 'anti-oil palms', etc. Overall in the Philippines, there have been various degrees of division amongst indigenous groups on whether to accept mining companies and agribusiness

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  • Philippines islanders unite to resist 'land grab' palm oil

    07/01/2016· Farmers on Palawan are being tricked into giving land away to palm oil companies with local government support, writes Rod Harbinson. Under the palm oil company 'leases' the farmers lose all rights to their land, never receive any money, and are saddled with 25 years of debt. Those who resist the land grabs are now in fear for their lives following the murder of a prominent campaigner.

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  • Palm oil, migrant workers, indigenous peoples

    29/07/2020· Using 20 disclosure indices, derived from the UNGPs and specific human rights such as labour standards, prohibition on child labour and indigenous peoples' rights -the research found that the majority of Malaysian palm oil companies have clearly expressed their commitment to human rights. This in turn affects companies' suppliers, business partners and workers, as well as relationships

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  • 'Washing out Diversity': The Impact of Oil Palm

    the course of two oil palm inter-agencies meeting that took place in Puerto Princesa City on 7 and 28 August 2013, and which were attended by representatives of local NGOs, indigenous peoples' organizations, members of oil palm impacted communities, staff of

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  • Palm oil, migrant workers, indigenous peoples

    29/07/2020· Using 20 disclosure indices, derived from the UNGPs and specific human rights such as labour standards, prohibition on child labour and indigenous peoples' rights -the research found that the majority of Malaysian palm oil companies have clearly expressed their commitment to human rights. This in turn affects companies' suppliers, business partners and workers, as well as relationships

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  • OIL PALM AGGRESSION ON PALAWAN UNESCO MAN

    ALDAW in collaboration with other local organizations and Palawan NGOs is in the process of making a call for the implementation of more restrictive regulations on oil palm expansion to halt deforestation, habitat destruction, food scarcity, and violation of indigenous peoples' rights. The municipality of Española has the highest percentage of oil palms, and plantations are now expanding at

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  • 1. Oil palm development in Thailand: economic, social

    Oil palm development in Thailand: economic, social and environmental considerations2 Jonas Dallinger Introduction Palm oil has become the world‟s leading vegetable oil in terms of consumption and production with 45.3 million tons (t) produced worldwide in 2009. The biggest producer, with a 47.6% share in production in 2009, was Indonesia, followed by Malaysia (38.8%) and Thailand (2.9%).1

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  • Policies for healthy and sustainable edible oil

    support for other indigenous oils, strategic rebalancing towards the use of palm oil for biofuels and oleochemicals, and harnessing Thailand's food technology capabilities to promote substitution in food production in favour of oils with healthier fatty acid composition. Keywords Edible oil Saturated fat Policy CVD Stakeholder analysis Chronic disease accounts for over 60% of deaths globally

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  • Palm oil, pineapples threaten SE Asia's indigenous lands

    24/09/2019· Palm oil plantations in Indonesia and commercial fruit orchards in the Philippines have uprooted indigenous people and rural communities from

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  • Oil Palm development, commercial tree plantations and mono

    7 May 2007. English only. Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Sixth session. New York, 14-25 May 2007. Oil Palm and Other Commercial Tree Plantations, Monocropping: Impacts on Indigenous Peoples

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  • PHILIPPINE PALM OIL INDUSTRY ROAD MAP MPOC

    These companies have imported oil palm pre-germinated seeds/seedlings from Papua New Guinea, Thailand and Costa Rica. POTENTIAL PRODUCTION AREAS MORE THAN 1 Million HECTARES 98% located in Mindanao particularly in Caraga region ( 39% ) Emerging area is in Palawan with prospective area of 100,000 hectares . Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats of Oil Palm Industry . STRENGTH of Oil

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  • Conservation Indigenous Issues in Asia

    27/09/2013· By ELLALYN B. DE VERA February 25, 2012, 6:01pm MANILA, Philippines — A 4,000-hectare land within the ancestral domain of the Menuvu tribe in Balmar, Bukidnon has been declared a conservation area or indigenous community conserved area (ICCA).The ICCA declaration rites was witnessed by officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) led by

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  • Indigenous Peoples' Struggle for Secu re Land Tenure

    Indigenous peoples' land tenure and impact of mining and palm oil industries 2.1 Indigenous peoples and land tenure framework in the Philippines Estimated 10 to 15% of the Philippine population belongs to distinct indigenous communities who retain a close

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  • No to Oil Palm Plantations in the Philippines! Asia

    15/05/2015· Unity Statement of the National Oil Palm Conference Davao City, Philippines The palm oil industry is promoted as a "sunshine industry" now among the Philippine government's priorities. Palm oil is one of the most highly-traded commodities at the global level. Oil palm is touted as a "tree of peace" with its promises of livelihood and development, food security, poverty

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  • BankTrack Banks and palm oil

    04/06/2021· Corporate land grabbing of Indigenous and community forests for palm oil plantations is responsible for serious human rights abuses and persistent conflicts between companies and rural communities. In Indonesia there are over 500 different language groups and between 60 and 110 million Indigenous peoples, many of whom depend on standing natural forests for their livelihoods. The

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  • Palm oil, pineapples threaten Southeast Asia's indigenous

    23/09/2019· Palm oil plantations in Indonesia and commercial fruit orchards in the Philippines have uprooted indigenous people and rural communities from

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  • Cultivating consent: challenges and opportunities in the

    26/08/2019· Cultivating consent: challenges and opportunities in the West Papuan palm oil sector. In Indonesian West Papua, oil palm developments are routinely designed and implemented without the free, prior, and informed consent of indigenous landowners. With some 11.9 million hectares of oil palm plantations, Indonesia is the world's top palm oil

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  • Philippines: As palm oil industry expands coconut farmers

    09/11/2020· But as the palm oil industry expands, helped along by generous government subsidies, coconut farmers are struggling to adapt. In 2010, palm oil overtook coconut oil as the top-selling oil in most Philippine grocery stores. Most of it was imported from Indonesia or Malaysia, but now the Philippines is trying increase its own production.

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  • Palm oil expansion threatens Palawan tribe

    23/01/2011· The Philippine government's push to expand palm oil plantations is threatening the members of the Palawan tribe living in the lowlands of Palawan Island.. In the last few years nickel mining has ravaged valuable areas of rainforest, destroying sacred sites and causing the siltation of rivers and farmland.It is threatening the Palawan tribe's watersheds, which provide water for the lowland

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  • A. Brown / Nakeen Corporation palm oil plantation

    08/04/2014· A.Brown Company, INC, 'Projects: Agribusiness' [click to view] Philippine Revolution, 'Oil palm plantations evict Higaonon minorities' [click to view] Pesticide Action Network Asia & the Pacific, 'International petition to save farmers and indigenous peoples of Southern Philippines from oil palm expansion launched' [click to view]

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  • Environmental challenges and the controversy about palm

    on the Philippines, in Myanmar and Thailand. Today the world market consists of 38.13 mil-lion tons annually, and Indonesia and Malay- sia as largest and second-largest producer of palm oil in the world account together for more than 85 percent of exports, mainly to China, the European Union and India. The world largest companies páãÉ= a~êÄó (state-owned by Malaysia, 531,299 hectares

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  • Jiew Kang Jue Pattana oil palm company, Thailand EJAtlas

    06/02/2017· A palm oil company has illegally occupied the community's lands for the past 30 years after the expiry of their lease. See more In 2007, the Agricultural Land Reform Office (ALRO) filed a civil law suit against the Jiew Kang Jue Pattana Co. Ltd company on behalf of the community to evict the company from the land.

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  • 18 Thailand Palm Oil Industry Statistics and Trends

    08/01/2019· Interesting Thailand Palm Oil Industry Statistics. #1. The variety of palm which is planted in Thailand produces fewer oil yields than the varieties which are planted in Malaysia and India. The average palm in Thailand produces a yield rate of 17% or below, while the average palm in the two leading nations achieves a rate above 20%.

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  • Philippines World Directory of Minorities & Indigenous

    Many of the victims have been notable opponents of mining, oil palm plantations, corruption and government abuses. In 2018, Global Witness declared the Philippines to be the most dangerous country in Asia for land and environmental defenders. It documented at least 48 activists killed in 2017; many of the victims belonged to indigenous peoples

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  • OIL PALM BIOMASS AS A SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SOURCE: A

    OIL PALM BIOMASS AS A SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SOURCE: A MALAYSIAN CASE STUDY [11]. It is indigenous to West Africa but is now planted in all tropical areas of the world. Moreover, it has become the most important industrial crops especially in certain South East Asia countries like Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. The oil palm fruit is reddish in color and about the size of a large plum, but

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  • Is palm oil fuelling the demise of Indonesia's indigenous

    13/12/2007· Yet, oil palm plantations have come under increasing criticism due to excessive environmental and social costs: costs borne disproportionately by indigenous peoples. In order to accommodate the burgeoning demand for palm oil, vast areas of rainforest are being destroyed to make room for plantations. Indonesia reportedly loses an area of forest

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  • 'Washing out Diversity': The Impact of Oil Palm

    the course of two oil palm inter-agencies meeting that took place in Puerto Princesa City on 7 and 28 August respectively, and which were attended by representatives of local NGOs, indigenous peoples' organizations, members of oil palm impacted communities, staff of key government agencies such the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development

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  • Day of the Landless Stop oil palm plantations! Fight

    indigenous peoples, and other oppressed and exploited rural sectors in the region. We note with great concern how big oil palm corporations have been expanding and deepening their control over vast areas of agricultural lands. In Indonesia, for instance, just 25 companies led by Wilmar and Sinar Mas control 29 million hectares. Wilmar is Asia's largest agribusiness group and has presence not

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  • 'Washing out Diversity': The Impact of Oil Palm

    the course of two oil palm inter-agencies meeting that took place in Puerto Princesa City on 7 and 28 August respectively, and which were attended by representatives of local NGOs, indigenous peoples' organizations, members of oil palm impacted communities, staff of key government agencies such the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development

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