Newsroom
2Dec

Working for a modern agribusiness

What comes to mind when you think about working in a palm oil company? For many, the image might be plantations, trees and rural areas. Well, I work in a palm oil company, but it … Read More “Working for a modern agribusiness”

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30Nov

Top 3 myths about palm oil debunked

I work as a social media specialist at Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), and it has been just under a year since I stepped into the fascinating world of palm oil. On the one hand, the industry … Read More “Top 3 myths about palm oil debunked”

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24Nov

Replanting a more productive future

Replanting ageing oil palm trees is a priority in Indonesia. Old trees become less productive, and to maintain or even increase yields to meet the demand for palm oil without increasing land used, replanting is … Read More “Replanting a more productive future”

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9Nov

Palm oil – an essential ingredient to combat world hunger

Global hunger is on the rise, and the COVID-19 pandemic is making things worse. In the midst of this rise in malnutrition, the UN World Food Programme (WFP), which provides lifesaving food assistance to millions … Read More “Palm oil – an essential ingredient to combat world hunger”

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19Oct

When science and field practices go hand-in-hand

The world population is expected to hit 9.8 billion by 2050. That’s a 25 percent increase from the current 7.8 billion in 2020. The average global oil consumption per capita is also expected to increase … Read More “When science and field practices go hand-in-hand”

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15Oct

My food hero

The COVID-19 global crisis is forcing us to slow down and reflect on the things we took for granted. Many of us are rekindling our appreciation of something so basic in our daily lives that … Read More “My food hero”

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1Oct

Tips to keep children engaged: what we learnt teaching them about forest and land fire prevention

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our teams are working hard to ensure educational efforts on forest and land fire prevention keep going strong. We conducted virtual workshop sessions to help teachers in Indonesia learn the … Read More “Tips to keep children engaged: what we learnt teaching them about forest and land fire prevention”

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29Sep

Margarine vs. butter: What’s the difference?

Margarine and butter – you often use them interchangeably; for spreading on toast, pan-frying eggs, cooking pancakes, baking etc. But do you actually know the difference between the two? If you love cooking or work … Read More “Margarine vs. butter: What’s the difference?”

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29Sep

In photos: Fire-fighting training around our concessions

Rapid on-the-ground response is crucial in ensuring forest fires do not spread uncontrollably. While we have teams of specialised firefighters, we believe in the value of educating communities so that they are equipped with the … Read More “In photos: Fire-fighting training around our concessions”

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