Clearing of native land for plantations must be stopped


An aerial view of a vast area of land cleared for plantations in the Baram interior in northern Sarawak.

MIRI: Sarawak state government leaders must adhere to the decision by the Federal Government to stop creating new oil-palm plantations or expanding existing ones.

Society for Rights of Indigenous Peoples of Sarawak (SCRIPS) welcomes the recent announcement by Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok that Putrajaya feels that there is no more need for more land to be opened for oil-palm plantations in the country.

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