From Papua to All over the World
Papuan timber harvested through violating and bypassing all manner of regulations managed to be sold on the world market. The timber legality verification system did not detect these violations.
IT has been a whole month since the Bahtera Ana 2 vessel docked at the Mandewa Port in Kampung Gaka, Kaimana, West Papua. The 4,000 cubic-meter capacity ship parked at the harbor of Prabu Alaska, a company owning a forest concession rights (HPH) in West Papua, is askew because of the timber cargo at its stern. “Production was stalled because it has rained incessantly,” said Rante, a staff-member of Prabu Alaska, at end of April.
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