January 24, 2022

Indigenous community in Indonesia meets with leadership of palm oil company for first time in 25 years

In 2019, RRI conducted an initial investment chain analysis of current concessions in the Talang Mamak’s customary territory, in support of the development by AsM of new community-based monitoring (CBM) frameworks to monitor the socio-environmental impacts of supply chains and investments.  These frameworks are designed to help local communities provide oversight and accountability of natural resource management in their territories.

Using CBM, the Talang Mamak were able to document PT Inecda Plantations’ palm oil development and its impacts in their territory and submit these findings to RSPO as part of their formal complaint.

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