Activists Oppose Forest Investment Meeting

25 September 2013

Dozens of activists from the Yogyakarta Alliance for the Rejection of Forest Investment Planning (FIP) staged a rally on Tuesday in protest at the three-day FIP meeting being held in the city.

The protesters criticized the meeting — involving eight countries including Indonesia and part of the Climate Investment Fund (CIF) — for being exclusive, funded by loans and a threat to the rights of customary communities over their forests.

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