The Palm Scribe

Indonesia to Start Testing Biodiesel Mixtures Higher than B30

Following the inauguration last month of the use of the B30 biodiesel fuel that has a…

Indonesian Oil Palm Smallholders Visit Malaysian Counterparts

In a program aimed at providing Indonesian smallholders with a better understanding of best agricultural practices,…

Sawit Watch Airs Concerns Over Planned Revision of Manpower Law

Palm oil watchdog Sawit Watch is airing concerns that a plan by the Ministry of Manpower…

Palm Oil Prices to Continue Rising in 2020: GAPKI Executive

The Deputy Chairman of the Indonesian Association of Palm Oil Producers (GAPKI), Togar Sitanggang, believes that…

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…