The Palm Scribe

Environmental activists: Coordination and Leadership Sorely Lacking in Implementation of Palm Oil Moratorium

Lack of coordination and leadership, both at the national level and in the regions have been…

Indonesia Struggles Against Forest Fires as Schools Close Down, Flights Cancelled

Indonesian authorities in several provinces in Sumatera and Borneo islands are struggling to control forest fires…

RSPO’s Grievance Mechanism Provides Checks & Balances for Stakeholders

It’s definitely not easy to govern a multi-stakeholder organization such as the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm…

ANJ Builds Clean Water Facilities in Papua’s South Sorong District

Foto: ANJ Agrobusiness firm PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk (ANJ) is assisting a community in Papua’s…

Asian Agri Shares Experience in Sustainable Palm Oil with Academics

Jambi – Palm oil producer Asian Agri shares its experience in sustainable palm oil with academics…

GAPKI Wants Legal Actions Against Products with “Palm Oil Free” Labels

The Indonesian Palm Oil Producers Association (GAPKI) is urging the government to act swiftly against food…

Indonesia Mulls Retaliation after EU Imposes 18 percent Duties on Biodiesel

Indonesia Minister of Trade, Enggartiasto Lukita said that the government has lodged an objection note to…

President Jokowi Makes Moratorium on Forest Clearance Permanent

President Joko Widodo has signed a permanent moratorium on forest-clearing for plantations and logging, as announced…

ANJ Holds Training on Tenure and Human Rights for Employees

PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk (ANJ) held a training on tenure rights as a form of…

Indofood Denies Allegations of Rights, Labor Violations

Photo Credit: Agence France-Presse (AFP) Indonesian food and agriculture giant, Indofood Agri or “IndoAgri” is denying allegations…