Indonesia

More coffee, less gold: Sumatra farmers alarmed over revival of mine project; Junaidi Hanafiah; MongaBay

Photo: Junaidi Hanafiah

Indonesian coffee farmers on the island of Sumatra have spoken out against a plan to mine for gold in an area that overlaps with one of the last known habitats of Sumatran tigers and orangutans. The Linge Abong project in Aceh province was conceived more than a decade ago, and was blocked by the provincial governor in 2019.

Source: More coffee, less gold: Sumatra farmers alarmed over revival of mine project

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