Two new DTE publications & DTE newsletter 88

Dear Friends,

Two new publications from DTE are now available on our website:

Plantations and Poverty: Notes from a village deep in oil palm territory, by Betty Tiominar, English translation and editing by Carolyn Marr, April 2011. Available in English and Indonesian.

Tangguh, BP and International Standards. An analysis of the commitments made by BP in relation to BP Tangguh in West Papua and their social and environmental responsibilities, by Andrew Hickman and Paul Barber, edited by Carolyn Marr, April 2011.

Our latest newsletter, DTE 88, is also now available online. Download the complete PDF newsletter or click on individual articles:


DTE 88, April 2011

Oil palm plantations:

100 years of oil palm

New DTE book: plantations and poverty

Agrofuels in Indonesia

Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil to speed up plantation development

Climate justice:

RRI Dialogue on Forests, Governance and Climate Change

The local-global (dis)connection

Papua / Tangguh:

Holding BP to account: new publication

DTE activities update


Best wishes,

Carolyn Marr