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4May

How it works: Oil palm trees replanting programme

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) has been at the forefront of Indonesia’s Smallholders Replanting Programme (PSR), which replaces old, unproductive oil palm trees with new ones. Sounds straightforward? Well, not quite. The planting is the easy part … Read More “How it works: Oil palm trees replanting programme”

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8Apr

Ensuring Free, Prior, Informed, Consent processes in replanting

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) is at the forefront of Indonesia’s nationwide initiative to replant ageing oil palm trees. But, implementing the Smallholders Replanting Programme is so much more than just providing the farmers better seeds. It … Read More “Ensuring Free, Prior, Informed, Consent processes in replanting”

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8Mar

An update on our Extraordinary Everyday women

Four years ago, we featured several of GAR’s employees in our Extraordinary Everyday campaign, aimed at showcasing the people behind responsible palm oil production. Among these people were four women – with very different roles … Read More “An update on our Extraordinary Everyday women”

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5Mar

A day in the life of a palm oil mill manager in Papua

Robiduan Damanik or Pak Robi, is a Mill Manager at the Kasuari Mill owned by Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food in Papua. He has been at Kasuari for more than four years but had the … Read More “A day in the life of a palm oil mill manager in Papua”

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10Feb

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with meals full of love

There are so many ways to express love for those we care about. There are five love languages that humans commonly practice: words of affirmation, quality time, gifts, acts of service, and physical touch. Every … Read More “Celebrate Valentine’s Day with meals full of love”

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1Feb

Palm oil actors in East Kalimantan commit to respecting children rights

Children should not work in palm oil plantations. This has been the premise of a two-year collaboration between GAR, Nestle, the Earthworm Foundation, GAR’s palm oil suppliers and related stakeholders in East Kalimantan. In the … Read More “Palm oil actors in East Kalimantan commit to respecting children rights”

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7Jan

After a crazy 2020, what can we expect in 2021?

After the black swan event aka the global pandemic of 2020, most of us are looking forward to saying an emphatic goodbye to one of the most tumultuous years in recent history. The world is … Read More “After a crazy 2020, what can we expect in 2021?”

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22Dec

Pursuing dreams and supporting family made possible by a scholarship

Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food has been running scholarship programmes to help Indonesians go further in life and eventually be able to fulfil their dreams. Dedy Gerson Gultom is the recipient of one such scholarship. … Read More “Pursuing dreams and supporting family made possible by a scholarship”

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14Dec

2020: Making the most of a “horrible” year

2020 is undoubtedly going to be remembered as the year that we can’t get over fast enough. Everyone everywhere has been affected by the events of this year. Clearly, some of those impacts are going … Read More “2020: Making the most of a “horrible” year”

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