The Palm Scribe

Smallholders ISPO certification would still require land legality

Despite many having pointed out that the problem of land legality was a major stumbling block…

Indonesia Needs Clarity in its Palm Oil Politics: Observer

As the world’s largest palm oil producer, Indonesia needs to have clarity in its palm oil…

Major Hurdles to Palm Oil Smallholders Certification

Accelerating Indonesia’s palm oil sector is urgent amid the relentless pressure from overseas, but many observers…

Asian Agri Questions Palm Oil Discrimination in European Union Plan

One of Indonesia’s largest palm oil producer does not have a problem with a decision by…

Certification of Palm Oil Smallholders Needs to be Pushed

Without government investment and the support of large companies, a program to certify palm oil plantations…

Palm Oil Premium for Plasma Farmers

A major Indonesian palm oil company shares the premium it gets from selling its sustainable palm…

Palm Oil Farmers Want Speedier ISPO Certification

"The president should not be burdened by technical matters. The other ministries should contribute in helping…

Cooking Oil Industry Wants Incentives

“We expressed to the minister of trade that nowadays, people were not too interested in buying…

Greenpeace Touts Social Forestry as Solution to Prevent Deforestation in Papua

social forestry scheme needed to be applied by the government across Papua because customary communities, which…

GAPKI: Weak Global Demand Pushes Indonesian CPO Price

The Indonesian Palm Oil Producers Association (GAPKI)  said that weak growth in world palm oil demand…