Bhupinder Singh Hooda Blames Centre’s ‘Anti-Farmer’ Policies for Spate of Suicides

  Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday hit out at the Centre, claiming that tillers are at crossroads and staring at a disaster...

Water irrigation canals: 1,000 years of history, so what’s the fuss?

  Humans are newcomers to Earth, even though their achievements have been enormous. It was only during the Holocene epoch (10,000 years ago) that the...

The failure of the Middlemen: the Scourge of Development Compensation

  All over Southeast Asia, large iconic developments are sprouting up in spaces known for their natural assets, many of which support the traditional livelihoods...

Cambodia Rice Exports Rise 7.6 Percent in Jan-June; China Is Top Market

  Cambodia exported 288,562 tonnes of rice in the first six months the year, an increase of 7.6 percent compared with the same period last...

Vietnam to Promote High Quality Rice to Boost Export Revenues

  Vietnam has outlined plans to boost revenues from rice exports over the next decade by focusing on a higher quality product and selling more...

Indonesia: Is the Ministry of Forestry & Peatland Agency Plagiarizing Research?

  With the industrial sized volume of reports and claims made by the NGO communities, for researchers, academics and policy officials it is increasingly hard...

Are Indonesian Paper exports suitable for the Quran?

  Giant paper producer Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) is forecasting the sales volume of Quran paper to increase by 7 percent to 23,625 metric...

The Battle over Peatlands

  President Joko Widodo must immediately resolve the dispute between Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya and Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto. Peatlands restoration the bone of...

Indonesian court revokes license for the Cirebon coal plant

  Foreign NGOs, primarily Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth through its local chapter WALHI, and Friends of the Earth Japan, 350.org and others, succeeded to...

Indonesia: Calls for firing forestry minister Siti Norbaiti increase

  Environment and Forestry Minister, Siti Nurbaya Bakar deemed she does perform well in dealing with  European Union countries which plan to boycott Indonesian forestry...
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