Energy Justice, Has It Been Achieved?

Energy, especially electricity and gas, is vital in economic activity as well as in domestic affairs. Departing from this, the government launched a…

Women’s Challenge in Renewable Energy in Indonesia

Energy: A Part of Life That Is Far-Fetched From Women It is a reality that women’s domestic realm is closely linked with energy. Inside a household,…

Where are the Women in Indonesian Extractive Sector?

The journey of turning the Indonesian extractive sector into an accountable and transparent one carries along an agenda to restore the spaces taken…

Natural Gas Optimization and Energy Security

Indonesia has been a net oil importer since 2004. To fulfill national energy needs, the government imports crude oil and subsidizes the fuel to make…

How KPK Conserves Natural Resources

For over two decades, most of Indonesia’s natural resources such as forests, plantations, minerals and fisheries have been over exploited; however…

The Deadly Mines of Indonesia

Documentation photo of CNN, 2016 By Olivia Broome on 18 November 2016 It was a hot and humid July day in Sambutan, Indonesia. Junaidi, his brother…

Open Mining: From Extractive Data Disclosure to Citizen Empowerment

“I lived next to a mining operation for years. But I don’t know exactly the (authorized) location of that mining concession. Mining revenue? The…

Moratorium and Its Chance to Improve Mining Governance

Written by: Askhalani* Aceh is one of rich natural resources area particularly in mineral and coal commodities. This mining and coal spread almost in…

How PWYP-Indonesia is Turning Extractives Transparency into Accountability

The Importance of Project by Project Disclosure Indonesia’s vast natural resources wealth includes oil, gas, bauxite, silver, and gold. Indonesia is…

A Global Transparency Wave: The SEC Rule and Indonesia

Last month, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) passed a rule that will require resource extraction issuers to disclose the payments that…