The Palm Scribe

SPKS Maps and Collects Data on Oil Palm Smallholders

The Union of Oil Palm Farmers (SPKS) said that together with a number of stakeholders in…

West Kalimantan Should Diversify its Main Economic Commodities: Yayasan Madani

Despite having the third largest oil palm-planted surface in Indonesia, the crop has failed to lift…

KPK Detains Suspect in Bribery Case linked to Riau Forest Conversion

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has detained a former legal affair manager of palm oil company…

RSPO Gets New Chief Executive Officer

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Board of Governors on Friday (3/4) announced the appointment…

Sawit Watch Airs Rejection of Company’s Change of Wage System

  Oil Palm watchdog Sawit Watch on Thursday aired its rejection of a move by an…

RSPO Excludes Indonesian Concessions from its Latest Transparency Move 

Indonesia is the notable exception as The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) made all its members…

ISPO Certification Needs Deadline, Firm Enforcement: Sawit Watch

Environmental watchdog Sawit Watch on Wednesday (25/3) welcomed the issuance of Presidential Regulation Number 44 of…

Hopes of Post-Corona Palm Oil Price Recovery Hung on China

Concerns are ripe in Indonesia that the outbreak of the Corona Virus, also known as COVID-19…

IKI Recommends Delaying B40 program

Index publishing company Indeks Komoditas Indonesia (IKI) is recommending that the government delay its plan to…

Industry Calls for Standards for Bio-hydrocarbon Fuel Terms and Quality

The Indonesian bio-hydrocarbon industry is calling on the government to set a standard terminology for vegetal…