The Palm Scribe

GAPKI Forms Taskforce to Speed Up Oil Palm Replanting for Plasma Smallholders

The Indonesian Palm Oil Producer Association (GAPKI) has formed a taskforce to help accelerate the replanting…

Result of Swiss Referendum Must Push Indonesian Palm Oil to be More Sustainable

With a recent Swiss referendum agreeing to continue a trade agreement between Indonesia and the European…

Digitalization Helps to Scale Up Smallholder Participation in Sustainable Palm Oil Drive

Independent oil palm smallholders are becoming an increasingly important force in the global palm oil sector,…

Be More Proactive in Campaigning for Palm Oil in Consumer Countries: Ministers tell CPOPC

Ministers of member countries of the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) are calling on…

Switzerland Grants Indonesia $65M in Development Aid, Including for Palm Oil Sector 

The Swiss government has allocated grant funding of $65 million to Indonesia, some of which will…

Greening the Indonesian Smallholder Palm Oil Sector: a Multi-Stakeholder Effort

Smallholder are increasingly identified as important actors in the deforestation of forest and peatland in Indonesia,…

Indonesia’s Oil Palm Replanting Program Only Met 52% of Target For 2020

The Indonesian government only managed to replant slightly more than half its targeted 180,000 hectares of…

Cattle Tops List of Commodities Behind Global Tree Cover Loss: WRI

This article was first published in The Forest Scribe, a sister website. A new analysis World…

Field School, A Cooperative’s Contribution to Sustainability Among Oil Palm Smallholders

The role of credit cooperatives in improving the economy at grass root level has already been…

Astra Agro Lestari Sees 2021 Palm Oil Production Up By a Least Five Percent

Palm oil producer PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk. is forecasting a modest production growth of about…