The Palm Scribe

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…

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…

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…

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…

Citigroup cancels financing for Indofood

Photo Credit: Agence France-Presse (AFP) American-based financial giant Citigroup has reportedly canceled all financing to Indonesian food…

ANJ Tests its Palm Oil Mill in West Papua

Photo Credit: ANJ Indonesia palm oil company PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk (ANJ) is currently conducting…

Palm Oil May Help Indonesia Buy Russian Fighter Jets

Photo Credit: https://www.flickr.com The Indonesian government plans to buy 11 Russian Su-35 fighter jets with part of…

Indonesian Students Turn Oil Palm Bunches to Diabetic Bandages

Some people might think that complex problems need complex solutions. But for those trying to do…

The Argument for Palm Oil: Less is More

Indonesia’s announcement that it plans to make permanent a moratorium on new forest clearing for oil…

RSPO Releases Oil Palm Workers’ Decent Wage Guidance

  The  Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has launched a first-ever guidance document on a…