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Agrofuels and the Myth of the Marginal Lands

Agrofuels and the Myth of the Marginal Lands


September 2008

A briefing by The Gaia Foundation, Biofuelwatch, the African Biodiversity Network, Salva La Selva, Watch Indonesia! and EcoNexus

MARGINAL, IDLE, DEGRADED, UNDER-UTLISED, SLEEPING, WASTELANDS AND ABANDONED CROPLANDS: all of these are different terms for what is being promoted as the „solution” to the impacts of growing crops for agrofuels. Partly in order to respond to accusations that agrofuels (also known as biofuels) compete with food production, some policy makers have proposed that agrofuel crops should be planted on ... read more

Posted on 03:06 AM in Agro Fuels, joint position papers, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Holz-Monokulturen im Großmaßstab bedrohen das Leben

Holz-Monokulturen im Großmaßstab bedrohen das Leben


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Posted on 03:57 PM in Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Widerstand gegen den Konzern Sinar Mas

Widerstand gegen den Konzern Sinar Mas


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Posted on 04:26 PM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Gut Holz!

Gut Holz!


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Posted on 11:37 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Konflikt fördernd: Palmöl aus West-Papua

Konflikt fördernd: Palmöl aus West-Papua


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Posted on 07:35 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Exploitation des ressources et sécurité en Indonésie

Exploitation des ressources et sécurité en Indonésie


KOFF-Newsletter Nr. 64, 01. Februar 2008

http://www.swisspeace.ch/typo3/fileadmin/user_upload/pdf/KOFF/Newsletter/2008/64_f.pdf

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La première table ronde du KOFF consacrée cette année à l’Indonésie a montré pourquoi les conflits locaux étaient le plus souvent des conflits pour des ressources dans ce pays.

Oratrice invitée, Marianne Klute a expliqué le contexte de l’octroi de concessions pour l’exploitation des forêts primaires indonésiennes par des sociétés industrielles à Sumatra, à Kalimantan et en Papouasie occidentale. Elle a aussi exposé comment ... read more

Posted on 06:27 PM in democracy, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, security sector, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Im Namen der Profitgier

Im Namen der Profitgier


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Posted on 08:01 PM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Nusa Dua’s Burdened Past

Nusa Dua’s Burdened Past


Alter-Eco Issue 3 Offsetting Omissions, December 2007

UNFCCC COP-13/MOP-3

Marianne Klute, Watch Indonesia!

What a miraculous place! The beauty and luxury of Bali´s Nusa Dua peninsula has impressed many delegates at the UN Climate Conference. With its five to seven star hotels, flamboyant tropical gardens, and a white beach set on the Indian Ocean, it is one of the most luxurious destinations of the world.

But Nusa Dua has not always been at it is today. Only one generation ... read more

Posted on 05:14 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Blut für Öl

Blut für Öl


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Posted on 02:19 PM in Agro Fuels, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Stimmen im Vorfeld der Klimakonferenz in Bali:<br />Recht auf Leben, Land und Nahrung

Stimmen im Vorfeld der Klimakonferenz in Bali:
Recht auf Leben, Land und Nahrung


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Posted on 02:53 PM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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