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DTE 99-100, October 2014

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DTE 98, March 2014

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Business, human rights and climate in the UK-Indonesia relationship

Indigenous peoples / forests:

How the UK government’s push for trade and investment risks making things worse for  hard-pressed communities

DTE 98, March 2014

Last year’s ruling on customary forests by Indonesia’s Constitutional Court was celebrated by indigenous peoples across Indonesia. Ten months on, what progress has been made on implementing the decision? 

DTE 98, March 2014

How green are the elections? Do Indonesia’s voters care about ecological justice? We take a very brief look...

DTE 98, March 2014

The environment is a marginal issue not worthy of any attention. This is the perception evident from the election campaigns of parliamentary candidates, almost all of which are failing to focus on the environment.

Guest article by GRAIN. This article was first published in January 2014 on GRAIN’s website,

DTE 98, March 2014

Sudarmin Paliba stands on a hillside, looking down through row upon row of oil palm trees. "This is where we had our fruit trees, and at the bottom we grew paddy rice," he says.

DTE 98, March 2014

Indecision and uncertainty on EU biofuels policy persists, as communities in Indonesia continue to suffer the impacts of oil palm expansion.