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…

Misplaced Priority on the Use of Palm Oil Funds

“The regulation is not balanced, it should provide more to small farmers which needed most to…

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…

Maintaining Palm Oil Productivity Amidst Forests and Ground Fires

The forest and ground fires that always follow the arrival of the dry season in Indonesia,…

Indonesia Prepares to Lobby European Union on Palm Oil

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

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…

Palm oil in Europe: rejected by the parliament, backed by businesses

The European Palm Oil Alliance (EPOA) has thrown its support behind Indonesia and other palm oil…

A world without palm oil

At our company’s Kick Off Meeting for this year, I wanted to motivate my colleagues about…

Palm oil farmers looking for subsidize

The Palm Oil Farmers Association has challenged a government regulations on the management of a palm…