Small Indonesian oil palm farmers union sues government for misuse of subsidies

April 25, 2018 |

In Indonesia, small oil palm farmers have had enough of the subsidy for oil majors to blend biodiesel with no knock on effects for them, so as a result the main oil palm farmers union SPKS said it is going to sue the government for failing to invest part of the more than $1 billion collected in 2017 or since its launch in 2015 for “human resource development, research and development, and rejuvenation of plantations” as outlined in the subsidy fund’s charter.

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