Resurrecting downstream palm oil industry

Bisnis Indonesia, 5 April 2019 The downstream palm oil industry has been suffering from stagnancy ever since the government decided to keep export duty of crude palm oil at zero at the end of 2018. On Tuesday (April 2), Indonesian Vegetable Oil Association (Gimni)...

Paris Agreement to protect people

Kompas, 30 March 2019 It has been suggested that Indonesia follow its commitment to improve governance of oil palm plantations, rather than threatening the European Union to leave the Paris Agreement. Indonesian Forum for Environment (Walhi) National Executive Climate...

RI certifies record amount of ISPO

The Jakarta Post, 28 March 2019 Indonesia, the world’s largest palm oil producer, has certified a record amount of land under oil palm cultivation as employing environmentally sustainable methods, the Indonesia Sustainable Palm Standard (ISPO) Commission said on...