The Labuan Bajo Authority Board Controversy
THE presence of the Tourism Authority Board of Labuan Bajo Flores (BOP-LBF) within the framework of accelerating tourism development in the region has triggered controversy.
Recently, residents of Labuan Bajo city in particular and the public at large in Flores rejected the control of 400 hectares of land by the BOP-LBF for what is called the development of the Labuan Bajo-Flores tourism zone.
The public rejection grew more intense following the release of a document containing an announcement on the environment impact analysis of the utilization of the land on November 4, 2019 by the BOP-LBF. Through the document,...