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How Does Last-Mile Traceability Help Oil Palm Producers

The African oil palm tree (Elaeis Guineensis) is native to West Africa, where it was originally used as a staple food crop, its use has been dated to as far back as 3,000 BC Egypt. During the 1800s, with the advent of the Industrial Revolution, it was brought to South-East Asia as a cash crop by European traders.

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Extending palm oil production in Africa threatens primate

Extending palm oil production in Africa threatens primate conservation A study conducted by the European Commission Joint Research Center (JRC) and Paris-based CIRAD (French Agricultural Research Center for International Development) suggests that future expansion of the palm oil industry could have a dramatic impact on African primates.

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Palm Oil Production » European Palm Oil Alliance

Oil palm crops grow in humid tropical conditions, which can be found 8 – 10 degrees north and south of the equator. Originally found in West Africa, the oil palm tree is now cultivated across Asia, Africa and Latin America. Indonesia and Malaysia are by far the largest palm oil-producing nations.

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GRAIN | Oil palm production in West and Central Africa

'Other markets' includes palm and kernel products shipped to Latin America (those countries not individually indicated already) UK, Central and Eastern Europe (the Caucasus), West and North Africa, Middle East, central and South Asia, Asia Pacific, and the Pacific rim. In some cases, palm and/or kernel products may be bought from another supplier who has a 'No Deforestation' policy and is

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Beyond Traceability to the Plantation: A Responsible Palm Oil

Smallholders are an essential part of our supply chain and crucial stakeholders in our sustainability journey as there are an estimated two million small farmers controlling over 44 percent of palm oil estates in Indonesia. With the achievement of TTP on the part of GAR and our independent suppliers, we will increase our ability to spread responsible practices to the thousands of smallholders

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Profitability and Sustainability in Palm Oil Production

in Palm Oil Production Analysis of Incremental Financial Costs and Benefits of RSPO Compliance 2012 REPORT MARCH. CREdITS Authors A report by WWF, FMO and CDC Lead author: Joshua Levin, WWF-US Contributors Ginny Ng (WWF-US) Desmond Fortes (FMO) Sarah Garc

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Sime Darby Plantation Launches ‘Crosscheck’ in a major step

Kuala Lumpur, 23 May 2019 – Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SDP) today launches ‘Crosscheck’, an open access online tool that allows everyone to trace sources of SDP’s palm oil supply down to the mill level. This latest effort by SDP represents a major step forward for the Company in its journey to create a deforestation-free supply chain.

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Palm Oil - Our World in Data

Oil palm is a tropical plant species. It thrives on high rainfall, adequate sunlight and humid conditions – this means the best growing areas are along a narrow band around the equator. 4 Palm oil is therefore grown in many countries across Africa, South America, and Southeast Asia.

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Palm Oil Production in Africa_Industry news

The red palm oil, which is called crude palm oil, is got from the palm oil by the press way. Red palm oil gets its name from its characteristic dark red color. Since the mid-1990s, red palm oil has been cold-pressed and bottled for use as cooking oil, and blended into mayonnaise and salad oil. Red palm oil antioxidants like tocotrienols and carotenes are added to foods and cosmetics because of

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PALM OIL | Commodafrica

In Africa, adopting good practices and choosing the right planting material means going from 2 to 4 t/ha/year of palm oil on the same cultivated area. Young farmers and players in the palm oil sector in West Africa are already aware of this shift in demand towards products that meet strict criteria of sustainability and traceability.

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The Palm Oil Financing Handbook

Palm Oil Ltd (Singapore), Unilever NV (Netherlands) and WWF. Now with about 250 ordinary members, the RSPO estimates that its membership covers at least one-third of the global palm oil production. In November 2005, the RSPO adopted a set of criteria for sustainable palm oil production.

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Sustainable Palm Oil—The Role of Screening and Advanced

Palm oil is extracted from the mesocarp of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.), which belongs to the family (Arecaceae), and is of West African origin. Malaysia and Indonesia are responsible for 85% of the global production of palm oil, which accounts for 34% of the world’s vegetable oil requirement [1].

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Sustainable Palm Oil - olamgroup

Our palm oil from our Gabon plantations is fully traceable and produced under RSPO defined terms. For our third-party sourcing of palm oil we are working with our third-party suppliers to ensure they uphold our commitments under our Sustainable Palm Oil Policy. We prioritise buying from RSPO members and 90 percent of our palm oil is sourced

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Palm oil dashboard | Neste

Palm oil dashboard. Neste's palm oil dashboard provides detailed information on key aspects of our palm oil supply chain. While our supply chain graphs are updated once a year and currently refer to our supply chain in 2020 (Jan-Dec), the detailed information we provide via the map is updated twice a year.

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A List of Palm Oil Products in South Africa | by No Palm Oil

A List of Palm Oil Products in South Africa. No Palm Oil . Nov 12, 2018 · 7 min read. Image courtesy Rainforest Action Networks [If you don’t want to read the intro and explanation you can skip

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Molecules | Free Full-Text | Sustainable Palm Oil—The Role of

Palm oil is extracted from the mesocarp of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.), which belongs to the family (Arecaceae), and is of West African origin. Malaysia and Indonesia are responsible for 85% of the global production of palm oil, which accounts for 34% of the world’s vegetable oil requirement [ 1 ].

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Local Economies » European Palm Oil Alliance

Palm oil is an important source of income to countries in the ‘Global South’. In many of these countries, palm oil accounts for an increasing part of the gross national product, making this crop a driven force for economic development. In fact, more than 3 million smallholders and small-scale farmers make a living from palm oil in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Accordingly, different

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Palm oil | Olenex

Palm oil is extracted from the flesh of the fruit and Palm kernel oil from the kernel inside the fruit. The main producing countries are located in Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea), Latin America (Guatemala, Colombia, and Honduras), and in Africa (production for their home markets).

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Palm Oils - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

Palm oil and palm kernel oil, obtained from the pulp and seed, respectively, of the oil palm (Elaeis guineensis), accounted for ~ 30% of global fats and oil production in 2008. Palm oil was the leading edible oil produced, overtaking soybean oil which accounted for ~ 23% of global production.

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Mondelēz International, Inc. - Palm Oil

The new requirements include traceability to plantation and satellite monitoring covering all palm oil concessions supplying mills attributed to the company, against the deforestation criteria set out in its Palm Oil Action Plan. All mills must be identified on Global Forest Watch, with no active grievances against concessions in their direct supply, or operated by the same producer groups

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Palm Oil Production in the Republic of Gabon – GLOBUS

Our palm oil market program in India supports the production of traceable and sustainable palm oil at scale, with the aim to mainstream the uptake of sustainable palm oil. Larger uptake will create benefits of scale, reducing sourcing costs. And increased demand will create economic incentives for palm oil producers to delink deforestation from their production and implementing good

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Ghana Bright Spot For West Africa Palm Oil, Challenges Remain

With smallholders accounting for up to 90% of palm oil production in West Africa according the European Commission, compared with 30-40% in Malaysia, achieving full traceability will be a difficult feat in West Africa.

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Red Palm Oil - Smallstarter Africa

The business opportunities for red palm oil production in Africa are quite impressive.. Palm oil makes up nearly 50 percent of edible oils consumed worldwide. Apart from being a popular ingredient in African food (especially soups, stews and pottage), palm oil has one of the most versatile uses of any plant product.

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CHOOSING SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL

cultivated in South America and Africa. As a result, palm oil production has grown exponentially, as illustrated in figures 1 and 2. Oil production is the main reason for cultivation of oil palm trees. Its orange fruits grow in bunches and each one consists of pulp and a kernel. Palm oil comes from crushing the pulp, while

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Annual Progress Report UK Roundtable on Sourcing Sustainable

1.1. Background on palm oil production Palm oil is the most widely grown vegetable oil, used in both food and non-food. Oil palm, (Elaeis guineensis), is an African tree native to West and Central Africa, and is now extensively grown in South East Asia. Harvested in large bunches, the fruit produces an edible oil pressed

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Food information systems and their design (part 4 of 5)

The Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil • Established in 2004 as a multi-stakeholder association – Initial cooperation between Aarhus United UK Ltd, Migros, Malaysian Palm Oil Association and Unilever together with WWF starting in 2001 • Standard setting organisation (ca. 750 members) – Sustainable palm oil production (206 mills)

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