Podcast Video Audio


Darrel Webber, Secretary General of the RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) is on the breakfast grille to discuss:
  • Proportional representation on the RSPO where only 15% of members are made up of growers and millers
  • Imposing RSPO principles and criteria on the small growers. Is it economically viable?
  • Formulation of human rights policies. Does this really help the lower skilled labour force in palm oil production?
  • Oil Palm and the environment
  • The industry's reputational issues and how to move on
 
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Mapping Out Future in English and Bahasa Indonesia

English
Bahasa Indonesia

Terusan village in West-Kalimantan (Indonesia) on the island of Borneo is completely surrounded by oil palm. The villagers grow rice and rubber on their ancestral lands. Recently, an oil palm company made Terusan an offer to convert their village land to an oil palm plantation. The people of Terusan have to make a choice about their future. They decided to map their lands first. Terusan desa di Kalimantan Barat (Indonesia) di pulau Kalimantan benar-benar dikelilingi oleh perkebunan kelapa sawit. Penduduk desa menanam padi dan karet di tanah leluhur mereka. Baru-baru ini, sebuah perusahaan kelapa sawit membuat Terusan tawaran untuk mengkonversi lahan desa mereka ke sebuah perkebunan kelapa sawit. Orang-orang dari Terusan harus membuat pilihan tentang masa depan mereka. Mereka memutuskan untuk memetakan tanah mereka terlebih dahulu.



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The Quest to Make Sustainability a Way of Life
Sustainability for New Britain Palm Oil Ltd (NBPOL) Group Director, Dr.Simon Lord.

Date : 23 August 2012
Location : BFM, Malaysia

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RSPO Speaks About Its Vision on Top-tier Radio Station in Malaysia
BFM Radio, one of the top-tier media titles in Malaysia recently interviewed AdamHarrison, Vice President II of the RSPO and Senior Policy Officer for Food and Agriculture for WWF UK. His interview focused on how RSPO is meeting heads on the challenge of realizing RSPO’s Vision to Transform Markets to Make Sustainable Palm Oil the Norm.” It also touched on why RSPO is reaching out to smallholders as it journeys ahead. The link to the interview podcast can be found here.

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