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30Oct

Creating responsible palm oil warriors with Ksatria Sawit

GAR’s latest supplier support programme, Ksatria Sawit, pairs our supplier mills with agtech company Koltiva, to help us achieve 100 percent Traceability To Plantation (TTP) by 2020. The programme aims to reach out to areas … Read More “Creating responsible palm oil warriors with Ksatria Sawit”

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19Sep

A different side of GAR in China

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) may be widely known for its agribusiness, particularly in palm oil in Indonesia, but our company also has a diverse business portfolio in China. Having visited plantations and mills in Riau to … Read More “A different side of GAR in China”

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30Aug

Working with the Future Stars Programme in China

Have you ever looked forward to leading your own team when joining a company, only to be relegated to training and coursework? To be dismissed as a junior manager-in-training by senior management? To be told … Read More “Working with the Future Stars Programme in China”

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29Aug

A profoundly memorable year in palm oil

What started as a four-month internship for experience grew into a deeply engaging year-long affair into palm oil, when I decided to extend my internship with Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food in 2018. As my … Read More “A profoundly memorable year in palm oil”

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27Jun

Reigniting community interest in farming

We live in a digital era – where computers and gadgets are a big part of our daily lives. Children are exposed to technology from a young age, and that shapes their perception of the … Read More “Reigniting community interest in farming”

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27May

SMART Scholarship makes Bambang’s parents’ dreams come true

“I hope you can be an assistant in the plantation, I’m praying for you to be an assistant, my son.” Bambang was born in Rantauprapat on 11 July, 1988, and was raised in a modest … Read More “SMART Scholarship makes Bambang’s parents’ dreams come true”

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21Mar

How it works: Biodiesel production

Biodiesel is a renewable fuel, typically produced from animal fat or vegetable oil in the form of fatty acid methyl ester (FAME), and has long been touted as an eventual replacement for petroleum diesel. It … Read More “How it works: Biodiesel production”

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18Mar

Out of the office, into the field

Growing up in a city like Singapore and having no exposure to the agricultural industry previously, I had never imagined the growing of oil palm trees and the harvesting of its fruits to be a … Read More “Out of the office, into the field”

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13Mar

Doing our part to save insects in palm oil plantations

Reading my morning news headlines the other day, my attention was caught by a story about the global insect population collapse. It seems that we are seeing unprecedented rates of decline of many important insects … Read More “Doing our part to save insects in palm oil plantations”

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