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Norman Jiwan

Norman Jiwan a Kerambai Dayak from West Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo) is an NGO activist who has worked for the Indonesian NGO, SawitWatch, a watchdog group that tracks the palm oil industry in the region since . In the past he acted as director of the research and advocacy, and has represented the NGO at the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, Criteria Working Group, Verification/Certification Working Group, Task Force on Smallholders International, Indonesia National Interpretation Working Group , and Smallholders Task Force Indonesia. In 2012 Norman was chosen to participate in the University of California’s (Berkeley) Environmental Leadership Program. Since then, he has gone on to co-author a number of books including Promised Land, Ghosts on Our Own Land, and Palm Oil Controversy from Transnational Perspective. He continues to carry out research on behalf of a number of major international organisations, including a recent piece on the Bali Declaration assessing its impacts a decade after it was signed. He set up the organisation, Transformasi untuk Keadilan Indonesia (Transformation for Justice Indonesia) – TuK INDONESIA, which advocates for social justice in the agribusiness sector, where he continues to act as a consultant. He is an associate researcher at Forest Peoples Programme.

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