Illegal loggers Collect Fresh Merbau Flitches For Delivery to A Sawmill Near Jayapura_Sep 2019

Criminal Neglect – Failings in enforcement undermine efforts to stop illegal logging in Indonesia

Indonesia’s legal system is failing to act against timber criminals, seriously undermining the country’s top-level efforts to tackle illegal logging and deforestation.

New research by EIA and our Indonesian partner Kaoem Telapak reveals that action through the courts was taken against only a handful of companies out of more than 50 proven to have either traded directly or indirectly in illegal timber.