Tagged with "Palm Oil"

  • Italian government signs the Amsterdam Palm Oil Declaration

    Italy is the latest country to sign the Amsterdam Declaration that pledges countries to promote the use of 100% sustainable palm oil by 2020. The…

    Italian government signs the Amsterdam Palm Oil Declaration
  • Community Oil Palm Outgrowers Liberia

    The Oil Palm Outgrower Scheme in Liberia is anchored in the Liberian oil palm concessions, as a joint program between oil palm companies, the government of Liberia (GoL) and the local community with the goal to improve community livelihoods.

    Community Oil Palm Outgrowers Liberia
  • South Sumatra’s green growth plan officially launched

    During the Bonn Challenge in South Sumatra on 9-10 May, the South Sumatran governor, Alex Noerdin, officially presented his provincial green growth plan to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry.

    South Sumatra’s green growth plan officially launched
  • GVL, government and IDH reach out to communities for forest protection in Liberia

    The Government of Liberia, the palm oil company Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL), and IDH are reaching out to rural communities in a series of workshops to engage them in our…

    GVL, government and IDH reach out to communities for forest protection in Liberia
  • IDH supports the Fire Free Alliance to prevent forest fires in over 200 Indonesian villages

    At least 1.5 million hectares in various parts of Indonesia, are participating in community-based fire prevention initiatives, with commitment to extend in Malaysia. This is the 1st year result of…

    IDH supports the Fire Free Alliance to prevent forest fires in over 200 Indonesian villages
  • First village land use plan in West Kalimantan

    The landscape in the Ketapang district of West Kalimantan is under pressure from concessions for palm oil, pulp and paper, mining, and logging. IDH, Aidenvironment and Bumitama Gunajaya Agro (BGA)…

    First village land use plan in West Kalimantan
  • BLOG: Engaging Smallholders in Forest Friendly Value Chains

    IDH’s Production, Protection and Inclusion (PPI) compacts focus on sustainability beyond single farm gates, across a whole landscape. PPI compacts bring all stakeholders together (business, local and national government, communities,…

    BLOG: Engaging Smallholders in Forest Friendly Value Chains
  • Fund to Protect five million hectares Tropical Forests and Trigger 1,6 billion USD Private Investments Launched in Davos

    IDH is incorporating a large Fund to work with investors, companies and local authorities on deforestation-free jurisdictions, and responsibly produced commodities like palm oil, pulp & paper, beef, soy and…

    Fund to Protect five million hectares Tropical Forests and Trigger 1,6 billion USD Private Investments Launched in Davos
  • Sustainable palm oil use in Europe

    Europe is the main importer of sustainable palm oil. A monitoring report by ESPO, EPOA and the RSPO shows that in 2015, 2 million mass balance and segregated RSPO certified…

    Sustainable palm oil use in Europe
  • Landscapes in Indonesia that IDH supports: Aceh, South Sumatra & West Kalimantan

    In 2016 IDH decided to move from focusing on segregated commodity supply chains to using a landscape approach to address sustainability at field level. We decided to do this because…

    Landscapes in Indonesia that IDH supports: Aceh, South Sumatra & West Kalimantan