Area inactive due to unresolved land disputes
|PT RAPP||SUPPLY PARTNER||TOTAL|
|Area inactive due to unresolved dispute as of 31 Dec 2017)(ha)||31,915||72,163||104,078|
|Disputes resolved in 2018 (ha)||(177)||(3,306)||(3,483)|
|New land dispute in 2018 (ha)||48||2,097||2,145|
|Historic disputes measured in 2018 (ha)||829||3,875||4,704|
|Re-measurement adjustments in 2018 (ha)||(636)||(1,606)||(2,242)|
|Area inactive due to unresolved dispute as of 31 Dec 2018 (ha)||31,979||73,223||105,202|
|Area inactive due to unresolved dispute as of 31 Dec 2019 (ha)||28,249||74,704||102,953|
As of December 2019, PT RAPP has a total area of 28,249 hectares that are currently inactive due to unresolved land disputes. This compares to 31,979 inactive hectares in 2018. Supply partners similarly recorded 74,704 hectares of inactive concession area due to unresolved disputes, up from 73,223 hectares when compared to 2018.
The company’s standard operating procedures for land disputes, settlement or resolution, follow the principles of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC). APRIL prioritizes dialogues and consultative methods to achieve consensual agreements and prevent disputes in the future. Disputed areas are immediately delineated, and no activities will be undertaken by the company in this area. APRIL will also notify government authorities and any related stakeholders of the area’s disputed status before entering into communication with claimants and potential mediation.