Central Kalimantan Indonesia
Description

In 2015 Unliver announced it would take a jurisdictional approach to sourcing commodities from regions with strong climate and forest policies.As part of the initiative Unilever signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the provincial government of Central Kalimantan, the district government of Kotawaringin Barat and Yayasan Penelitian Inovasi Bumi (INOBU) to support a jurisdictional approach for sourcing sustainable palm oil at village level.The partnership aims to map palm oil smallholders and boost smallholder certifications and conduct a baseline assessment of existing smallholder organizations.The partners are now discussing an investment of USD 1 million to support these efforts. 

PartnersUnilever, INOBU
Funding SourceUnliver
Funding AmountUSD $1 million to support farmers
Initiative TypePrivate investment and Jurisdictional Sourcing
Initiative StatusIn Discussion
Description

Online Based monitoring system that can track tenurial conflicts in the plantation area in Central Kalimantan.

Yayasan Penelitian Inovasi Bumi (INOBU) has conducted a preliminary study to identify the typology of social conflict occurring within the industry, particularly in West Kotawaringin and Seruyan District, Central Kalimantan Province, as well as mechanisms for completion, monitoring and prevention of conflicts implemented by District and Provincial Governments.The results of the study will be used to design a tracking system of conflict resolution developments that occur at every level of government integrated with plantation databases.The system hopes to help the district and provincial governments to monitor and encourage the process of conflict resolution at the local level and improve the handling of conflict ahead. 

PartnersINOBU
Initiative TypeTechnical Assistance Partnership
Initiative StatusIn discussion
Description

Land based SOP conflicts passed into Regional Regulations or Governor Regulations. 

The Partnership is involved in furtherance of a policy in the form of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) regarding the handling and resolution of conflicts tenure at the plantation in response to the Sustainable Plantation Regional Regulation and Governor Regulation No.42 year 2014 on the Handling and Settlement of Plantation Conflict in Central Kalimantan Province.Based on the SOP, a flowchart of conflict handling and conflict resolution and the flowchart of tenurial conflict handling and resolution mechanisms in oil palm plantations in Central Kalimantan was established.The flow chart has been clearly defined in the process of handling and resolving conflicts, starting with the occurrence of conflicts by individuals, communities or agencies, followed by data collection and social mapping and conflict analysis to identify the feasibility of the complaint.If the results of the data screening and conflict analysis indicate that the complaint is not feasible to be followed up, then the file will be returned to the complainant for correction or completion.However, if the complaint is declared feasible to be followed up, a problem solving recommendation may be made, which may be law enforcement, mediation, negotiation and policy recommendations.This policy recommendation can be a partnership, compensation, enclave and revision of boundary or spatial planning. 

PartnersKemitraan
Initiative TypeTechnical Assistance Partnership
Initiative StatusIn Discussion