Incasi Raya – Arvena Sepakat – popup
||18 July 2019:
Mighty Earth RRR17 alleged that 9 hectares of forest were cleared in Arvenasepakat’s concession from 19 March 2019 – 02 June 2019.
We reached out to Incasi Raya after the allegations made in RRR17 were raised.
|August 2019||We met up with Incasi Raya’s management representative in the first week of August 2019 and requested to clarify the allegations against Arvena Sepakat.
Incasi Raya clarified that they are undergoing ground verifications at Arvena Sepakat to investigate the allegations raised. We will be following up closely with Incasi Raya on the results of ground verification.
|Arvena Sepakat investigated the area indicated in the ME report through ground verification and confirmed that the clearing activity took place. However, further investigation by the company revealed that the clearing was conducted by the local community who have encroached on the particular area.
Incasi Raya have made a police report and a meeting was held on 15 August 2019 between Arvena Sepakat, the community involved in the encroachment and the police. The police will conduct further on-site investigation on 24 August 2019. We will be following up closely on the results of the investigation.
||Arvena Sepakat sent us the results of the investigation on 24 August 2019 stating that the local community has agreed to stop all activities conducted in Arvena Sepakat concession.
Based on the above updates, we consider the Mighty Earth Report 17 case is resolved.