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MIFEE and other top-down developments in Papua will continue under Jokowi administration.

Indonesian media have recently been widely reporting the head of Indonesia’s Investment Coodinating Board, Franky Sibarani, who stated his commitment to support stalled investment projects in Papua. He referred to a number of unspecified projects in the plantation, cement, fisheries and petrochemical sectors, including the Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate, the agribusiness megaproject planned […]

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Dams, Dam Lies and Corruption

The former Governor of Papua Province, Barnabas Suebu, was charged with corruption on Tuesday (5/8), with accusations relating to funds allocated for an engineering study into a controversial dam in West Papua. Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), which was investigating the case, claimed that the state had lost out to the tune of 36 billion […]

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