The Palm Scribe

Changing Mindsets For a More Responsible Industry

"It is about breaking bad habits and establishing new ones. It is not easy." Changing mindsets, she…

GAPKI Throws Its Support Behind Jakarta Over America First Policy

The Indonesian Palm Oil Producers Association (GAPKI) welcomed any reaction the government may take should the…

GAPKI: 4 Steps to Strengthen Palm Oil Industry

GAPKI Executive Drector Danang Girindrawardana, was quoted in a report carried on the association’s website, as…

The Future of Peatland in Indonesia

Out of an estimated 14.9 million hectares of peatland in Indonesia, only around  6.7 million hectares…

Indonesian Smallholders Say EU Stance on Palm Oil Counterproductive

In an open letter  to the European Commission and the European Parliament, SPKS, said that the…

Indonesia Prepares to Lobby European Union on Palm Oil

JAKARTA – The Indonesian government is currently preapring strategies to lobby the European Union on the…

Oil Palm Trunks Can Be Used to Produce Bioenergy

The trunks of oil palms have the potential of being used as a raw material in…

Civil societies call for transparency in the Implementation of the palm oil moratorium

JAKARTA – A coalition of 12 civil society groups is calling for full transparency and also…

GAR claims full traceability to the plantation for all its owned mills

JAKARTA – Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) has announced that it had now achieved a 100 percent traceability…

Indonesia tests fuel from palm oil waste

JAKARTA – Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto said that the country was starting to conduct trial tests…