Narrating the Story of Mining in Renah Sekalawi: Key Takeaway from the Discussion of the Future of Mining Sector in Lebong District

By: Erwin Basrin* People of Rejang living in Lebong District, Province of Bengkulu, have a long history in managing the extractive industry, particularly mining industry. The history of mining is attached to mythology, tenure history, identity, even in the culture of Rejang people in Lebong. Pinang Belapis, Renah Sekalawi, and Kutai Belek Tebo are the[…]

Questioning Commodity Trading Transparency Report

Indonesia becomes one of the eight (8) EITI’s members in order to foster commodity trading transparency. This related to EITI’s 2016 standard that requires transparency of government revenue, including state-owned enterprises revenue in the form of “in-kind material” which consist of the opening data of selling amount and income. “This event was aimed to capture[…]