The Palm Scribe

Oil Palm Smallholders Bank on RSPO to Improve Their Conditions

In the face of unfavorable government regulations and unfair treatment by some plantation companies, Indonesian smallholders…

SMILE: Helps Oil Palm Smallholders Join the Sustainability Path

Three giant palm oil corporations — Asian Agri, Apical Group and Kao Corporation — on Wednesday…

Palm Oil Waste Used For Natural Batik Dyes

Because of its pigment content, palm oil kernel shells, a solid waste from crude palm oil…

Sawit Watch : Omnibus Law Worsens Working Conditions for Female Oil Palm Workers

The Omnibus law that was passed earlier in October not only weakened the protection of workers…

Sawit Watch: Omnibus Law Complicates Efforts to Improve Palm Oil Management

The passing of the draft Omnibus Law into law by a plenary of the People’s Representative…

Omnibus Law Will Not Push Investment but Instead Push Environment Destruction: Activists

This article was first published in The Forest Scribe, a sister website. The draft Omnibus Law…

Building Capacity of Independent Smallholders Crucial to Oil Palm Replanting

Building the capacity of independent oil palm smallholders is one of the important prerequisites for the…

Environment Activist Hopes Palm Oil Moratorium Can Be Extended

  Two years after the issuance of Presidential Instruction (Inpres) Number 8 of 2018 that is…

Official Warns What Has Hit Palm Oil May Also Spread to Other Top Commodities

A senior government official has warned that Indonesia must anticipate that the negative campaign that has…

Role of “Shared Responsibility” in Educating Indonesians on Sustainable Palm Oil 

Indonesia is not only the world’s top palm oil producer but also its top consumer, but…