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24Jul

A glimpse inside the palm oil industry: What I learnt from working at GAR

“NGOs often criticise us but when asked for clarification, often they refuse to give us data. If NGOs were to make the allegations, we hope they can come with the facts, talk to us and … Read More “A glimpse inside the palm oil industry: What I learnt from working at GAR”

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2Sep

How it works: Fire reporting

The annual dry season in Indonesia takes place between the months of August and October. During this period, the risk of land and forest fires often increase, resulting in haze. There is a gamut of … Read More “How it works: Fire reporting”

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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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11Aug

Sustainability in communities through Participatory Conservation Planning

Regular visitors of this blog know we work closely with local communities and villages to implement sustainability practices and conserve forests. Why is this so? If Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) owns the land or is given … Read More “Sustainability in communities through Participatory Conservation Planning”

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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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24Jun

Creating a culture of diversity

Diversity is the embodiment of everything that makes us different from one another. These differences can be traced back to our different heritage and upbringing, resulting in different perspectives. Research has shown that diverse teams … Read More “Creating a culture of diversity”

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24Jun

Serving the healthcare needs of palm oil communities

Dr. Yossy Ani Pritarini Purba, 48 years old, Riau “I’m the resident doctor at the Sentral Ujung Tanjung Clinic in Siak, Riau. The clinic opens 24 hours every day, tending to the healthcare needs of … Read More “Serving the healthcare needs of palm oil communities”

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25May

Building a culture of innovation to drive sustainable agriculture

Increased climate change and weather volatility; health concerns of the increasingly discerning consumer; food supply shortages; rising sustainability expectations; these are some of the challenges facing agriculture-related businesses such as the palm oil industry. Given … Read More “Building a culture of innovation to drive sustainable agriculture”

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22May

Preserving orangutan populations with OFI

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) has been collaborating with the Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) for seven years, to rehabilitate & release wild-born, captive orangutans back to their natural habitat. The partnership is part of our company’s continuous … Read More “Preserving orangutan populations with OFI”

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