Newsroom

Tag: Kemitraan

2Apr

Stronger, more fruitful together

H. Misdan, Community Leader and Chairman of the Smallholder Cooperative, 52 years old, Riau “I moved to Riau from West Java 25 years ago as a migrant farmer to grow oil palm trees. The government … Read More “Stronger, more fruitful together”

| | |

27Dec

ISPO Certification – Helping the Indonesian Palm Oil Sector Become More Sustainable

Earlier this month, we achieved another important milestone –  our company has received the highest number of Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) certificates in the country. With two of our business units, PT Sinar Kencana … Read More “ISPO Certification – Helping the Indonesian Palm Oil Sector Become More Sustainable”

| | |

6Dec

Innovation and technology improving palm oil smallholders lives

We’ve often pointed out in our blogs that the palm oil industry in Indonesia is actually made up of a large number of smallholder farmers. Any conversation about improving the industry must include making smallholders’ … Read More “Innovation and technology improving palm oil smallholders lives”

| | |

25Oct

Levelling the Playing Field for Independent Farmers

It generally surprises people who are unfamiliar with the Indonesian palm oil industry to learn that is not dominated by a handful of big companies. Instead, some two million smallholders own over 40 percent of … Read More “Levelling the Playing Field for Independent Farmers”

| | |

10Oct

Postcards from the Field – an encounter with plasma smallholders

In Part One of “Postcards from the Field”, PT SMART intern and Environmental Science student, Clarie Ng, takes a trip to Libo, Riau and meets some  plasma farmers.    My journey begins with a one-and-a-half-hour flight … Read More “Postcards from the Field – an encounter with plasma smallholders”

| | |

2Aug

PT SMART in the News: “Two Orangutans Released in Seruyan Natural Habitat”

PT SMART continue to support orangutan conservation through the partnership with Orangutan Foundation International (OFI). We are sponsoring a programme to release wild-born orangutans back into their natural habitat and by 2017 we aim to release … Read More “PT SMART in the News: “Two Orangutans Released in Seruyan Natural Habitat””

Read More
| | |

30Jun

Vlog : Mapping our supply chain – a palm oil FFB broker’s experience

Meet Pak Jondris Pakpahan, a palm oil Fresh Fruit Bunch (FFB) broker from Kandis Village, in central Sumatra. He collects and buys FFB from many different palm oil farmers which he then sells to the … Read More “Vlog : Mapping our supply chain – a palm oil FFB broker’s experience”

| | |

6Jun

Vlog : Boosting smallholder yields – a farmer’s experience

Smallholder farmers manage over 40 percent of all palm oil estates in Indonesia. The average yield for an independent smallholder is between two and three tons of fruit per hectare of planted oil palm per … Read More “Vlog : Boosting smallholder yields – a farmer’s experience”

| | |

2Jun

Continuing GAR’s sustainability journey with the GAR Social and Environmental Policy (GSEP)

This year’s World Environment Day (WED) falls on the 5th of June. WED is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Each WED is … Read More “Continuing GAR’s sustainability journey with the GAR Social and Environmental Policy (GSEP)”

| | |