Term of Reference Background The palm oil industry is booming for several reasons, especially the need for investment to increase economic growth. With the paradigm of economic growth, the government sees that the palm oil industry is able to absorb labor and generate...
Photo by Lucky Dela Rosa/Philippine Collegian August marks a deadly month of killings in the Philippines under the Duterte
Picture: palm oil harvesters cutting down fruit bunch. Credit: RAN/OPPUK/Nanang Sujana, Press Release Jakarta, August 8th 2021, Transnational Palm
To our fellow workers of Haribo in Wilkau-Hasslau, Germany Nothing hurts a worker more than losing a job. This
A student group of environmental in Bogor spread a banner to protest the environmental destruction caused by Omnibus Law
Workers in Serang city staged a demonstration to protest Omnibus Law Sunday, October 4, 2020 Joint press release by
The Transnational Palm Oil Labour Solidarity (TPOLS) Network urges all national governments and all companies to protect workers at
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Term of Reference Background The palm oil industry is booming for several reasons, especially the need for investment to increase economic growth. With the paradigm of economic growth, the government sees that the palm oil industry is able to
Die Palmölindustrie trägt wesentlich zur Klimaerwärmung und zum Artensterben bei. Die ständige Expansion immer neuer Monokulturen in Indonesien, Malaysia und zunehmend auch in Afrika und Lateinamerika zerstört den Regenwald. Die dafür angelegten Waldbrände sind eine neue Quelle von Emissionen.
A Just Transition perspective would integrate ecological sustainability and social justice. Photo: Worker’s helmet and fresh fruit bunch, North Sumatra, Indonesia © RAN/OPPUK/Nanang Sujana. Steps towards a Labour Perspective on Just Transition We have seen how companies instrumentalise unorganized workers
The palm oil industry is plagued by land conflicts. Photo: Indigenous farmers block a road to a palm oil plantation and ritually spill pig’s blood in West Kalimantan, Indonesia © Irendra Radjawali Mosaic Landscapes as a Transformative Vision for
What could a socially and ecologically just palm oil industry look like? Worker load fresh fruit bunches into a truck, North Sumatra, Indonesia © RAN/OPPUK/Nanang Sujana. Oliver Pye, Fitri Arianti, Rizal Assalam, Michaela Haug, Janina Puder[i] The palm oil
Photo: View on border area between Sebatik island and Nunukan island in North Kalimantan. Documentation: TPOLS (2020) Press Statement 30 August 2021 In Sabah, Malaysia, thousands of migrant workers and their families continued to live in fear of raids.
Photo: Women maintanance workers spread fertilizer on one plantation in North Sumatra. Credit; RAN/ OPPUK/ Nanang Sujana. Report on Crisis in Palm Oil Plantations in Indonesia and Malaysia during the Covid-19 pandemic It has been more than a
Press Release, Global People’s Summit on Food System June 5, 2021 On the occasion of World Environment Day, June 5, people’s movements and civil society organizations around the globe today launched the Global People’s Summit (GPS) on Food Systems,
A battle for the future of our lands, food, and rights is underway. In July 26-28, the secretariat of the United Nations’ Food Systems Summit (UN FSS) will convene for a Pre-Summit in Rome, Italy. They are set to
People’s Committee for the Transformation of the Food System Press release In solidarity! On 26-28 July 2021, the United Nations will hold Pre-Summit event as a part of United Nations Food System Summit (UNFSS) in Rome, Italy, which will