The Palm Scribe

Indonesia Mulls Retaliation after EU Imposes 18 percent Duties on Biodiesel

Indonesia Minister of Trade, Enggartiasto Lukita said that the government has lodged an objection note to…

President Jokowi Makes Moratorium on Forest Clearance Permanent

President Joko Widodo has signed a permanent moratorium on forest-clearing for plantations and logging, as announced…

Indonesian NGOs Calls on Legislative to drop Palm Oil Draft Bill

An alliance of a number of Indonesian Non-Governmental Organizations is calling on the National Legislative Council…

Environment Activists Want Firmer Legal Base for Forest and Peat Moratorium

A group of environmental activists on Tuesday (16/7) called for a two-year government moratorium on the…

Sustainable Palm Oil Gets Blessings from Roman Catholic Cardinal

A senior Roman Catholic cardinal has aired support for oil palm as a resource for development…

Indofood Denies Allegations of Rights, Labor Violations

Photo Credit: Agence France-Presse (AFP) Indonesian food and agriculture giant, Indofood Agri or “IndoAgri” is denying allegations…

Public Consultation on RSPO Shared Responsibility Task Force to Close Soon

Photo Credit: Agence France-Presse (AFP) The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the world’s leading multi-stakeholder initiative…

RSPO Welcomes New Certification Initiative

Photo Credit: Agence France-Presse (AFP) The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), which has the world’s most…

Citigroup cancels financing for Indofood

Photo Credit: Agence France-Presse (AFP) American-based financial giant Citigroup has reportedly canceled all financing to Indonesian food…

ANJ Tests its Palm Oil Mill in West Papua

Photo Credit: ANJ Indonesia palm oil company PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk (ANJ) is currently conducting…