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Author: Monica Wijayanthy

11Feb

Gratitude in simplicity – my valuable experience from the Extraordinary Everyday series

In addition to accomplishing our mission of revealing how the palm oil industry has improved many people’s lives, my own experience of putting together our Extraordinary Everyday campaign was revealing for me personally. It changed … Read More “Gratitude in simplicity – my valuable experience from the Extraordinary Everyday series”

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28Nov

Tanggulangi kebakaran hutan dan lahan di Indonesia

Penyelenggaraan Asian Games 2018 di Jakarta dan Palembang adalah prestasi gemilang bagi Indonesia. Rawan terjadi kabut asap, fakta bahwa acara itu berlangsung pada puncak musim kemarau dari tanggal 18 Agustus sampai 2 September lalu menjadi … Read More “Tanggulangi kebakaran hutan dan lahan di Indonesia”

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24Apr

5 facts about palm oil from plantation to your dining table

Close your eyes and imagine this: it’s a relaxing Sunday morning, and you’re at your breakfast table. You take a sip of your delicious creamy hot chocolate, and then a bite of your freshly toasted … Read More “5 facts about palm oil from plantation to your dining table”

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16Jan

Top five Golden Agri-Resources / SMART achievements in 2017

“As a leading agribusiness sustainability is ultimately at the heart of our business. It’s not a choice, it is a business imperative. To be able to continue to grow oil palms in the various rural … Read More “Top five Golden Agri-Resources / SMART achievements in 2017”

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12Dec

Postcards from the field: The journey from oil palm plantation to oleochemical plant in Riau

Six months after joining Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food, I had the chance to visit the company’s oil palm plantation in Libo, Riau as part of an official media tour to launch the company’s new … Read More “Postcards from the field: The journey from oil palm plantation to oleochemical plant in Riau”

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12Sep

Video: Breakthrough planting materials Eka 1 and 2 increase yields to highest in the industry

Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food recently launched high-yielding oil palm planting materials named Eka 1 and Eka 2. These planting materials were developed in the company’s research centres, SMART Research Institute’s (SMARTRI) and SMART’s Biotechnology … Read More “Video: Breakthrough planting materials Eka 1 and 2 increase yields to highest in the industry”

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23Aug

Bridging gaps between palm oil stakeholders and the media through Sustainable Palm Oil Master Class

 “Palm oil is a blessing for Indonesia – we are blessed with fertile natural resources, adequate rainfall and sunshine.” Susanto Yang, CEO Sinar Mas Plantation VII, West Kalimantan. According to Badan Pengelola Dana Perkebunan Kelapa … Read More “Bridging gaps between palm oil stakeholders and the media through Sustainable Palm Oil Master Class”

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24Jul

Video: A partnership with SNV to provide support to palm oil smallholders

GAR/SMART have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with non-governmental organisation (NGO) SNV Netherlands Development, to work together to help palm oil smallholders increase their field productivity and income, and apply for sustainable palm oil … Read More “Video: A partnership with SNV to provide support to palm oil smallholders”

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23Jun

Building the next generation of leaders for Indonesia’s sustainable palm oil industry

The palm oil industry has contributed enormously to Indonesia’s economic growth.  According to research by the Palm Oil Agribusiness Strategic Policy Institute (PASPI), in 2016 alone, crude palm oil (CPO)  production in Indonesia reached 31.5 … Read More “Building the next generation of leaders for Indonesia’s sustainable palm oil industry”

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