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March 12, 2014

Transmigration

IN THE MID-1980S AN OFFICIAL transmigration program brought many immigrants to Jambi, mostly from the island of Java. Transmigrant families were given a plot of land […]
February 21, 2018

People of the Forest

THE ORANG RIMBA, also known as People of the Forest, are an ethnic and religious minority indigenous to the Jambi Province forests. Oil palm farming has […]
March 23, 2018

Social Impact

FARMING OF PALM OIL has brought wealth to some local farmers but it has also brought significant health challenges to many communities especially during episodes of […]