Biofuel plantation boom in Papua

Project leader Krystof Obidzinski
Location Indonesia
Project status CLOSED
Project start 2008-01-18
Project end 2011-12-31
The project's objective is to safeguard indigenous communities’ tenure rights and access to natural resources by designing multistakeholder consultation processes plantation development in Papua that is economically, environmentally and socially responsible. This will be achieved by minimising intracommunity and interstakeholder conflict; encouraging provisions for community land and resource rights in district legislature; securing commensurate compensation and meaningful involvement of indigenous communities near plantation projects; and multistakeholder engagement to limit deforestation and maximise the use of nonforested areas for plantations.


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