Analysis: How do oil palm companies get away with disregarding Indonesian law?

Investigative reporting on corruption, climate, rainforests and rights.


Six steps to tackle exploitation in Indonesia’s palm oil smallholder scheme

Indonesian families have been left with empty promises for decades. Here’s how activists, government and the private sector can help them

Major brands bought palm oil from plantation rife with modern slavery and torture

Tricked into captivity in a “drug rehabilitation” facility, victims faced forced labour and death

Promised prosperity, drowning in debt

How palm oil firms gamed a scheme to lift Indonesians out of poverty

Prabowo’s food estate ambitions crash into reality

Indonesia’s defence minister promotes cassava on the world stage, but in Borneo his pet project has failed

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