gender relations

Social impacts of oil palm in Indonesia: A gendered perspective from West Kalimantan

Oil palm plantations and smallholdings are expanding massively in Indonesia. Proponents highlight the potential for job creation and poverty alleviation, but scholars are more cautious, noting that social impacts of oil palm are not well understood. This report draws upon primary research in West Kalimantan to explore the gendered dynamics of oil palm among smallholders and plantation workers.

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The Twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22), alongside the Twelfth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP12), First session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1), Forty-fifth […]

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Oil palm plantations and smallholdings are expanding massively in Indonesia. Proponents highlight the potential for job creation and poverty alleviation, but scholars are more cautious, noting that social impacts of oil palm are not well understood. This report draws upon primary research in West Kalimantan to explore the gendered dynamics of oil palm among smallholders […]

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