In focus Oil palm


News - 6 Sep 2017
Re-examining the region’s ‘cornerstone of conservation’
Analysis - 7 Jan 2016
Corporations and government share the goal of sustainable economic development but each faces its own challenges – so which rules should apply?

Event Coverage - 19 Sep 2017
Making peat a priority
Peatlands in the spotlight at the IUFRO Congress in Germany
News - 9 Jul 2017
Progress and preservation – a dichotomous struggle
Estate crops are more attractive than community forests in West Kalimantan
News - 11 Apr 2017
In complex palm industry, “certified sustainable” falls short
Study assesses the social, economic and environmental impact of palm oil certification
Event Coverage - 8 Mar 2017
Voices of women in palm oil
Research seeks to shed light on women’s experiences in one of Indonesia's fastest-growing industries
Video - 6 Mar 2017
Gender and oil palm
Examining gender gaps in Indonesia's palm oil industry
Video - 6 Mar 2017
Gender and oil palm
News - 15 Feb 2017
For a better Borneo, new map reveals how much terrain has changed
New atlas displays 40 years of human impacts on forests – from fires to logging to industrial plantations and more
News - 26 Sep 2016
Delving into drivers of deforestation
New study analyzes four decades of satellite images – overturning assumptions about the role of industrial plantations in Borneo forest loss
News - 28 Jul 2016
When small meets big in the value chain
Smallholder farmers can benefit from partnerships with large organizations, but power dynamics can put them at a disadvantage.
Video Q&A - 19 Jul 2016
Situating smallholders at the fore
Empowering smallholders is essential for economic development – and to protect forests
News - 5 Jul 2016
Backwards from gender equality: Oil palm’s impact on Dayak women
Land use change is transforming women's status in East Kalimantan, research shows
Analysis - 1 Jul 2016
What do locals think of large-scale tree plantations?
Tree type can make a difference for people living near plantations in Indonesia.