Permitting Crime: How palm oil expansion drives illegal logging in Indonesia

A report on how the clear-cutting of forests to make way for oil palm plantations is driving illegal logging in Indonesia.

Permitting Crime reveals how a widespread culture of corruption and poor law enforcement is generating a flood of illicit timber as plantations surge into frontier forests.

Included are in-depth case studies of blatant violations of licensing procedures and other laws in Central Kalimantan, a hotspot for forest crime.

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* Download the report in English here.

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* Download the report in Indonesian here.