Recent news from Indonesia on revisions made to the Papua Provincial Spatial Plan, made public this month, gives rise to significant hopes that large areas of Papua’s forests may be saved from conversion to plantations and agricultural estates, at least in the short-to-medium term.
When our campaigners are out in the field tackling environmental crime their trips are supported by essential staff in our London Office. Jamie Elkins, Visuals and Equipment co-ordinator – EIA’s answer to ‘Q’ – gives us an insight into the ‘techie’ side of the organisation
Right now Indonesia is in the midst of a crucial struggle to tame the corruption which infects every aspect of public life. Current President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono came into office on an anti-corruption ticket and the main agency leading the charge has been the Corruption Eradication Commission or KPK