April 25, 2011

Palm oil company gives up land contested by local communities

Following negotiations with members of the indigenous communities in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, palm oil company PT Agro Wiratama announces plans to return 1,000 hectares of its 9,000-hectare allowance back to the community for their continued sustainable development.

target="_blank">http://www.forestpeoples.org/topics/palm-oil-rspo/news/2011/03/precedent-land-deal-palm-oil
target="_blank">http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0321-agro_wiratama_palm_oil.html

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