The Palm Scribe

Activists Demand Special Regulations to Protect Palm Oil Workers

Although palm oil is the country’s largest earner, the small farmers still receive low wages, arbitrary…

Indonesia to Support Palm Oil Industry in Europe

Esselink explained that the EU is currently experiencing confusion and dilemma related to palm oil consumption.…

Impact of European Ban on Palm Oil Import on Indonesia

Fadhil Hasan said EU’s palm oil import ban will not cause fluctuation in palm oil prices…

Iceland’s Ban on Oil Palm Consumption Reaps Criticism

UK supermarket Iceland is to stop palm oil consumption by the end of this year. The…

Major Hurdles to Palm Oil Smallholders Certification

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

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…

Greenpeace Denies Interfering in Papua Forest Management

Greenpeace has denied accusations from an indigenous Papuan community in a Jayapura district that it had…

Land Swap Policy is Legalized Deforestation, Environmental Groups Say

land swap for protected peatland located inside concessions awarded to companies only encourages deforestation besides being…

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…