The Palm Scribe

Burning Kalimantan Areas May Soon See Respite with Artificial Rains

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Office (BMKG) said that the western part of Indonesia, including Sumatra…

Palm Oil Watchdog Wants Govt to Declare State of Emergency Over Forest Fire 

The forest and ground fires that have been raging in Sumatra and Kalimantan for weeks now,…

Opportunity for Sustainable Palm Oil Before RED II Starts in 2024: EU Diplomat

A European Union Renewable Energy Directive that will start in 2024 to phase out palm oil-based…

Satellite Data Show Indonesian Fires Mostly in Non-Concession Areas

Photo: Envato Global Forest Watch Fires, a platform monitoring forest and ground fires across the globe…

India Agrees to Cut Import duties for Indonesian Palm Oil

Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita said that India has agreed to cuts its import duty for…

One Million Hectares of Palm Oil Plantations Found in Primary Forests and Peatland

The Sustainable Madani Foundation said that it has found more than one million hectares of palm…

Sawit Watch: Outsourcing Strengthen Discrimination Against Women Labor

Palm oil sector watchdog Sawit Watch is airing its opposition to proposals to expand the outsourcing…

CECT Trisakti University Calls for Submissions for Sustainability Award 2019

The Centre for Entrepreneurship, Change and Third Sector (CECT) of the Trisakti University in Jakarta is…

Sawit Watch Calls on Govt to Firmly Enforce Law in Palm Oil Sector

In the wake of findings recently announced by the State Financial Audit Board (BPK), that reinforced…

2018 RSPO P&C Provides Stronger Support for Rights of Communities, Smallholders, and Workers

Photo: ANJ The latest Principles and Criteria (P&C) of the world’s largest recognized palm oil sustainability…