The Palm Scribe

Buyers’ Commitment to Oil Palm Farmers in the Pandemic Era

The COVID-19 pandemic, which had begun to really hit Indonesia in March, has caused economic hardship…

RSPO Launches Instagram Account To Promote Sustainable Palm Oil

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the most widely recognized palm oil certification scheme, said…

In Times of Pandemic, Govt Must Assist Oil Palm Smallholders: Experts

In times of Pandemic such as the current COVID-19, the government must provide assistance to smallholders…

Civil Sanction Assures that Companies will not Burn Their Concessions: Expert

It made no sense to accuse large corporations of intentionally setting fires to their own concession…

Oil Palm Farmers Wants Rp2.8T Subsidy for Biodiesel Industry Scrapped

A Rp2.78 trillion government subsidy for the biodiesel industry must be dropped because it only benefited…

Collective Actions, the Keyword for the 2020s in Assuring a Deforestation-free Palm Oil Industry: Experts

  Although forest loss in Indonesia has been decreasing for the third year running, deforestation was…

Time for Palm Oil Producers to Go on the Offensive: Diplomat

Although proven to be the most effective vegetable oil and the only one with a strict…

Indonesia Must Now Map the Legal Status of All Oil Palm Plantations: Expert

After having reconciled the various data on the extent of land covered by oil palm in…

Peat Still Warrants Attention in This Year’s Forest and Ground Fires: Madani

This article was first published in The Forest Scribe, a sister website. An environmental watchdog is finding that almost…

Oil Palm Farmers Want Regulation on Boosting Productivity extended

The Union of Oil Pam Farmers (SPKS) is hoping for an extension of Presidential Instruction (Inpres)…