The Palm Scribe

Indonesian Workers Coalition Wants Specific Labor Law for Indonesian Palm Oil Sector

The Coalition of Oil Palm Workers (KBS) is calling on the government to come out with…

Sawit Watch: Presidential Instruction on Sustainable Palm Oil Fails to Address Root of Problems

Presidential Instruction number 6 of 2019 on the management of a sustainable palm oil industry for…

Bakhtiar Talhah Named RSPO Interim CEO

The Board of Governors of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) announced Tuesday (3/12) that…

Commodities Other Than Palm Oil Under the Radar in Deforestation Issue

Research by CDP, an environmental non-profit and investment research provider, is showing that while palm oil…

Indonesian Palm Oil Smallholders Reject Mandatory ISPO Certification

Indonesian palm oil smallholders are rejecting a government plant to come out with a presidential regulation…

Pertamina Begins to Supply B30 Ahead of Schedule

State oil and gas company Pertamina has started providing biodiesel with a 30 percent content of…

Indonesian Palm Oil Export to India Rises 51% in September

Indonesian palm oil exports to India rose by 51 percent in September after the subcontinent cut…

Study Findings Backs Use of Degraded and Neglected Land for Oil Palm Plantation

A study conducted by two Swiss-based research institutes is showing that turning abandoned pasture into an…

Palm Oil Issue Stays in IEU-CEPA Negotiations: Indonesian FM

The Indonesian government will continue to include the issue of palm oil in the ongoing negotiations…

Indonesian Palm Oil Players Want CPO issue Separated from IEU-CEPA Negotiations

The Association of Indonesian Palm Oil Producers (GAPKI) wants the discussions on crude palm oil and…