ICBE 2018: West Papua Needs Incentives for Conservation

West Papua Province needs incentives from various parties to support the initiated conservation program. This is to support local communities as the main conservation actors to be able to protect their forests without having to sell them to meet their daily needs. The...

ICBE 2018: Conservation for all Papua Areas

The Governments of West Papua and Papua Province signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Sustainable Development Based on Indigenous Areas in Tanah Papua, on Sunday (10/07/2018) at the opening ceremony of the International Conference on Biodiversity, Ecotourism, and...

Papuans want palm oil plantations

That one’s life can turn like a wheel, with its ups and downs, is something that Samuel Maikea and his wife Rachel Derione can vouch for. This native Papuan couple from the Iwaro Tribe have now settled in Puragi village, in the South Sorong district of West Papua....

WTO rules EU must change duties on Indonesia biodiesel

JAKARTA – The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled in favor of several challenges by Indonesia to anti-dumping duties imposed on its biodiesel exports to the European Union, saying the measures needed to be changed. ILLUSTRATION. Convoy of fleet transport...