The Palm Scribe

Indonesian Palm Oil Industry Needs a Specific National Authority

Considering the importance of palm oil for the Indonesian economy and also its significant role in fighting…

Palm Oil Farmers Union Takes Initiative on Partnership

Palm Oil Farmers Union (SPKS) in the West Kalimantan District of Sintang submitted an academic draft…

SPKS Says Palm Oil Fund Not Benefitting Them 

The Palm Oil Farmers Union (SPKS) is hailing the government’s decision to drop an export levy…

Indonesian Oil Palm Farmers Wants Task-forces to Help Protect Them

In its bid to develop the national palm oil industry, the government needed to protect its…

Moratorium, What Do They Say?

The issuance of Presidential Instruction No. 8/2018 regarding the moratorium on permits for oil palm plantations…

APKASINDO Seeks Way to Protect Smallholders from Pressure of Low Prices

"farmers should be able to pocket RP 1,300-Rp 1,500 per kilogram of fresh fruit bunch but…

Farmer Union Wants Government to Set Bottom Palm Oil Purchase Prices

Indonesian Palm Oil Farmer Union (SPKS) Chairman Mansuetus Darto on Tuesday (24/7) called on the government…

Palm Oil Fund Agency Deemed Ineffective in Helping Smallholders

Regulations on the management of financial assistance in the Indonesian palm oil sector need to be…

Darto: High Time for Full Attention to be Given to Indonesia Palm oil Smallholders

Chairman of the Indonesian Palm Oil Farmer Union (SPKS), Mansuetus Darto Wojtyla Alsy Hanu, strongly believes…