STABIL works towards improved land and forest governance in East Kalimantan, particularly in Bulungan. STABIL’s work with SETAPAK falls under the following land and forest governance themes;
STABIL are supporting communities in Bulungan and East Kalimantan that are affected by land permits allocated for land based industries. STABIL promotes community rights in situations when permits affect community land, health and livelihood. To support this, the organization is also supporting the development of a provincial regulation supporting adat communities’ legal rights. STABIL is pushing for the protection of high conservation value forests in East Kalimantan located within palm oil concessions.
Access to information
STABIL is advocating for improved access to information and investigating corruption to improve transparency and accountability in the forestry and production sectors. They investigate and pursue grievance processes when companies violate environmental laws.