The Palm Scribe

The New Proposed RSPO Standard for Smallholders in a Nutshell

BANGKOK – A new sustainability certification standard of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), to…

RSPO Sees 52% Increase in Certified Independent Smallholders

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) said the organization continued to promote greater inclusion of…

RSPO Seeks to Draw More Smallholders into the Sustainability Fold

Photo: AFP The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the world’s most widely recognized global certification…

Smallholders ISPO certification would still require land legality

Despite many having pointed out that the problem of land legality was a major stumbling block…

Major Hurdles to Palm Oil Smallholders Certification

Accelerating Indonesia’s palm oil sector is urgent amid the relentless pressure from overseas, but many observers…

Palm oil politics impede sustainability in Southeast Asia

Indonesia and Malaysia are at the centre of the world’s decades-long palm oil boom. Between them…

People’s business entities are perfect for palm oil farmers

People’s Business Entities (BUMR) are deemed to be the most suitable institution to manage agricultural commodities or…

Improving sustainability will help counter negative campaign against Indonesian palm oil

Medan – Stakeholders in the Indonesian Palm Oil sector, are calling for joint efforts to counter…