Indonesia’s Jatigede Dam Marred by Land Compensation Problems

Mongabay: As Indonesia’s controversial Jatigede dam project moves closer to completion, West Java residents whose homes are set to be flooded for the planned 4,973-hectare reservoir brought their complaints to Jakarta, demanding that the country’s president step in to resolve land compensation issues. Around 30,000 people will be affected by the $408 million project, which is scheduled to be completed in February 2014. The government in May announced plans to begin filling the reservoir in September this......

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