The Palm Scribe

RSPO Sees 2,149 Oil Palm Smallholders Join Its Sustainability Agenda In 2020

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) saw a total of 2,149 Indonesian independent smallholders join…

Indonesia Calls For Common Sustainability Criteria, Norms, Standards For Vegetable Oils 

Indonesian Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Mahendra Siregar is stressing the importance of common sustainability criteria…

What is Biofuel?

BIOFUEL A biofuel is a fuel that contains energy and is derived from plants or biomass.…

Everyone Has a Role in Fighting Child Labor: RSPO 

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is saying that everyone in the global palm oil…

Fitch Ratings Sees Lower CPO Prices for 2021

In a year end release to close 2020, Fitch Ratings said it expected  crude palm oil…

FAO sees Indonesian palm oil production to grow by 25% by 2029

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is forecasting the palm oil production growth in Indonesia, the…

Indonesia’s Palm Oil Export and Domestic Demand Up in October

Exports of palm oil products in October rose by 9.5 percent compared to September to reach…

Sinar Mas Program Recognized as Contributing to Forest and Ground Fire Prevention  

The Village (DMPA) program of palm oil company Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food has received a…

Expert: Good Water Management is Key to Peatland Restoration

Good water management is the key in the restoration of peatland or their use for agricultural…

Asia’s Main Palm Oil Markets Expected to Recover in 2021

Demand for Indonesian palm oil products is expected to recover next year as its three main…