Fact Sheet 01/2018 (January 2018) – Mining and Conflict in Indonesia

Illustration. Sand mining in Bili-Bili, South Sulawesi. ©Mongabay.co.id

Fact Sheet 01/2018 (January 2018)
Agrarian Resource Center – ARC
Mining and Conflict in Indonesia

Mining in Indonesia is beset with conflicts over appropriate uses of natural resources and land. Conflict between mining companies with overlapping licences, conflict between mining and forestry companies, with the government over taxes, licencing and regulation and with local communities, mostly peasants and/or indigenous peoples.

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