Tag: oil palm
The MPOC says the stable orangutan population is the result of collaboration with the palm oil industry which is an important stakeholder in wildlife conservation in Sabah.
She aims to engage European stakeholders and counter false allegations on palm oil with credible scientific facts.
Difficulties in locating mid-sized oil palm plantation owners affecting efforts to achieve 100% sustainable palm oil certification.
It is dragged down by lower palm product prices and higher interest expenses.
Indigenous representatives embark on a multi-city lobby tour to expose 'detrimental expansion' of oil palm plantations, especially near Mulu National Park.
An assistant minister also warns locals against supporting a campaign to stop a plantation firm accused of carrying out forest clearing near native lands.
The loans are being offered at 2% interest rate, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
She says many are unaware of these conservation efforts, which include preserving wildlife.
Logging activities still going on despite instructions to cease operations, says an activist.
Malaysian output estimated to rise to 20.2 million tonnes in 2019.
Palm oil body advises smallholders to diversify their crops as palm oil price reaches lowest level in five years.
Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil says the minister is not aware of how permanent forest reserves are being cleared for palm oil plantation.
Jempol MP Mohd Salim Mohd Sharif accuses Pakatan Harapan of neglecting those in rural areas.
Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says the state government has actually shifted its focus to rubber, fruits, timber plantation and cocoa, among others.
The minister says Malaysia’s rubber industry needs to adopt greater automation to help reduce dependence on foreign workers.
Acquisition allows company to expand its coconut oil production.
Penampang MP claims attacks against Sabah government were launched after it offered to legalise foreign workers to meet acute shortage in oil palm estates.
The Sabah Employers Association does not believe this will help locals to participate more in the plantation sector.
The carcasses, found in oil palm plantations, had no signs of any gunshot wounds.
Tenaganita says much of the work of women in plantations involves lifting and carrying heavy loads and repetitive bending and squatting, but that they only earn RM40 a day.
The Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries says the claims against palm oil are 'misleading consumers on the environmental benefits of other vegetable oils'.
Malaysia should act now to prevent indiscriminate deforestation for palm oil plantations.
Warisan president says he can help resolve land issues within 100 days if the opposition wins Sabah in GE14.
The prime minister hits out at the opposition's plan to review joint venture contracts with China.
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