This side event is co-organised by Serikat Perempuan Indonesia and IBON International at the ASEAN Civil Society Conference / ASEAN Peoples’ Forum 2023 (ACSC/APF 2023) convergence space on climate and environmental justice

Indonesia is one of the world’s largest palm oil producers, and its oil palm plantations have expanded significantly over the years. The expansion of oil palm plantations has been a major cause of deforestation in Indonesia, particularly in regions such as Sumatra and Kalimantan (Borneo), which are associated with land clearing for new oil palm plantations.

In this context, rural women have emerged as important agents of change, advocating for sustainable and equitable alternatives, such as agroecology. These alternatives prioritise local resilience, biodiversity and gender equality. Want to know more?

READ THE OUTCOME OF THE WORKSHOP HERE.

Join us face to face

?️ Sept 2, 2023
? Atmajaya University, Jakarta, Indonesia
⏰ 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM (Jakarta Time)

Join us via Zoom
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsdO6hrjgrGd3VBirlsvWSZiUdLVHmnQfH

Presenters:

From Civil Society: Unmasking False Solutions and Greenwashing

Nica Castillo, Climate Justice
IBON International

From Civil Society: Navigating the Landscape of Sustainable Alternatives

Charlene Tan, Founder
Good Food Community

From Social and Environmental Activist: Impact in peoples’ rights, livelihood, and environment
Sindy Novela, Puteri Indonesia Jambi 2023

On Government’s Role in Sustainable Land Use:
Dr.Ir. Nur Masripatin, M.For.Sc
Director General of PPI (Climate Change and Control) MoEF

Rural Women’s Perspective: Identifying key messages, policy recommendations and calls to action:
Triana Kurnia Wardani, SERUNI Secretary General

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