The Palm Scribe

SMILE: Helps Oil Palm Smallholders Join the Sustainability Path

Three giant palm oil corporations — Asian Agri, Apical Group and Kao Corporation — on Wednesday…

Sawit Watch : Omnibus Law Worsens Working Conditions for Female Oil Palm Workers

The Omnibus law that was passed earlier in October not only weakened the protection of workers…

CPOPC Calls on Producing Countries to Jointly Fight Black Campaign Against Palm Oil

The Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) is once again inviting fellow palm oil producing…

Sawit Watch: Omnibus Law Complicates Efforts to Improve Palm Oil Management

The passing of the draft Omnibus Law into law by a plenary of the People’s Representative…

Omnibus Law Will Not Push Investment but Instead Push Environment Destruction: Activists

This article was first published in The Forest Scribe, a sister website. The draft Omnibus Law…

Oil Palm Kernel Shells Can Now Help Production of Hotmix Asphalt

Oil palm kernel shells, a solid waste from the production of Crude Palm Oil (CPO) and…

Satellite-Based Technology to Assist Fertilization of Oil Palm Plantations Gets Fine-Tuned

Indonesian scientists at the Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) are currently fine-tuning a satellite-based technology they have…

Civil Sanction Assures that Companies will not Burn Their Concessions: Expert

It made no sense to accuse large corporations of intentionally setting fires to their own concession…

Peat Still Warrants Attention in This Year’s Forest and Ground Fires: Madani

This article was first published in The Forest Scribe, a sister website. An environmental watchdog is finding that almost…

GAPKI Issues Guideline for Forest and Ground Fires Prevention and Control

The Indonesian Association of Palm Oil Producers (GAPKI) in anticipation of the upcoming dry season, a…