The Palm Scribe

Vallauthan Subraminam: The power of palm oil to improve lives

Sawit Sumbermas Sarana (SSMS) CEO Vallauthan Subraminam is especially passionate when it comes to the potential…

Gapki airs appreciation of President Jokowi’s support for palm oil

JAKARTA – The Chairman of the Indonesian Association of Palm Oil Producers (Gapki), Joko Supriyono on…

EU open to cooperation, dialogue towards sustainable palm oil production in Indonesia

The  European Union, while bent on curbing deforestation and other negative impacts of palm oil cultivation,…

ANJ posts 19.8% jump in earnings for first nine months of 2017

PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk (ANJ) reported its operational performance for the first nine months of 2017…

Decades of experience refute argument that planting damages peatland

With the relentless global pressure over environmental destruction and degradation the Indonesian government has moved to…

Export dependent Indonesia, moves to tighten sustainability in its palm oil industry

As export markets for Indonesian palm oil become increasingly competitive and restrictive, the Indonesian government is…

Palm oil industry calls for stepping up competitiveness

MEDAN – In a global market that is not only increasingly competitive but also increasingly protectionist, the…

Government to boost smallholder palm oil output through rejuvenation

Medan — With palm oil widely recognized as a main contributor to the Indonesian economy, the…

Smallholder farmers, the forgotten in Indonesia’s palm oil sector

MEDAN – Smallholder farmers account for almost 40 percent of the palm oil acreage in Indonesia,…

Indonesia’s One Map Policy and the palm oil business

Indonesia’s One Map Policy, aimed at creating a single public portal containing synchronized, digitalized data and…