The Palm Scribe

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…

How Palm Cooking Oil is Made

Vegetable cooking oil is one of the most commonly used cooking oil in Indonesia. There are…

Nutella Producer Commits to Using Satellite Monitoring of its Palm Oil Supply Chain

Ferrero, the Italian company that produces Nutella, a popular hazelnut spread, has committed itself to using…

Indonesian 2021 Palm Output Seen as Rising to 49 million ton: GAPKI

The Indonesian Association of Palm Oil Producers (GAPKI) is projecting the country’s pam oil output to…

Indonesia Expands Sustainability Talks with EU to Also Cover Other Vegetable Oils

As Southeast Asia and the world’s largest palm oil producer, Indonesia has successfully managed to include…