The Palm Scribe

Agents, Brokers and Potential Players in Mainstreaming Sustainability in Palm Oil Industry

It has now become accepted wisdom that assisting smallholders is key in making Indonesia’s palm oil…

Plenty of Homework Left as Indonesian Palm Oil Industry Enters 2019

“The biggest challenge is the matter of sustainability that needs to be accelerated so that the…

Ecolabel Product in Indonesia; Is It Working?

Ever curious on whether good intentions actually translate into something workable, The Palm Scribe took to…

Papuans want palm oil plantations

That one’s life can turn like a wheel, with its ups and downs, is something that…

Orchid conservation in palm oil

Orchids are well known as elegant flowers across the world and is widely prized. There are…

Giant lizards are thriving on Borneo’s oil palm plantations

Oil palm trees plague the once untouched and wild island of Borneo. Towering rainforests have been…

Is palm oil bad? Debate on palm oil nutritional benefits

Palm oil is the most widely-produced vegetable oil in the world. Which means, most of the…

Orangutans in and around palm oil plantations

How orangutan can exist in conservation areas near plantations and human settlements For some 47 orangutans…