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Addressing the impacts of the EU’s agrofuels policies on Indonesia

September 4th, 2013

Agrofuels_A5_2page_leaflet_Seite_1Rocketing carbon emissions; forests burned or bulldozed and wildlife habitats destroyed; the livelihoods of forest-dependent peoples devastated, their ancestral lands taken without consent. In Indonesia, the devastating costs of the EU’s agrofuel revolution are clear and it is time Europe took responsibility.

In September 2013, international campaigners Nur Hidayati of Walhi (Friends of the Earth Indonesia) and Bondan Andriyanu of Sawit Watch (“Oil Palm Watch”) join EU NGOs to present this message to EU decision-makers. They show what life is like for Indonesian local communities affected by palm oil expansion for agrofuels.

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