Palm Oil

Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil derived from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the fruit of the oil palms, primarily the African oil palm Elaeis guineensis, and to a lesser extent from the American oil palm Elaeis oleifera and the maripa palm Attalea maripa. The use of palm oil in food and beauty products has attracted the concern of environmental groups; the high oil yield of the trees has encouraged wider cultivation, leading to the clearing of forests in parts of Indonesia and Malaysia to make space for oil-palm monoculture. This has resulted in significant acreage losses of the …

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NSP: New Society Publishers · 21 May 2024 English

We must cut carbon emissions to halt climate change. But they aren't just produced by driving a car or heating a home. Upfront carbon – all emissions involved in manufacturing …

cut down all the forests for biomass, plant palm oil to fuel our vehicles and install heat pumps in


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 17 May 2024 English

For decades, national policy-making has focused on GDP, with growth celebrated as the main standard for deciding how well countries are doing. Yet GDP is a short-term indicator that captures …

Minerals Nickel, gold, copper, and tin Agriculture Palm oil, rubber, coffee, tea, cocoa, coconut, coconut


CIRANO: Centre for Interuniversity Research and Analysis on Organizations · 16 May 2024 French

Les résultats des analyses de contenu et des entretiens menés auprès de gestionnaires et de dirigeants œuvrant dans l’industrie agroalimentaire québécoise mettent en lumière quatre principaux types de motivations : …

développement durable RSPO Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil SBT Science Based Targets SCF Soft Commodities


PI: Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development · 24 April 2024 English

We respectfully acknowledge the space our organization is headquartered in as the traditional and ancestral territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy, comprised of the bands Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai, the Îyârhe …

IEA projects that even if other wastes (such as palm oil effluent, tall oil, and other agribusiness waste


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 23 April 2024 English

The use of voluntary sustainability standards (VSSs) and similar systems in free trade agreements (FTAs) is gaining traction. Will it lead to more sustainable production and consumption globally? Our experts …

lead to more sustainable trade? Indonesian palm oil and palm oil derivatives benefit from preferential tariff the following VSSs: • Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil certification (RSPO) • International Sustainability Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC Plus) • Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG) What Issues Need To Be are being used for the first time to qualify palm oil products that meet certain sustainability requirements sustainability challenges in specific sectors, like cocoa, palm oil, timber, and soybeans, among others. Such dialogues


Queen's University School of Policy Studies · 8 April 2024 English

Adherence to the values expressed through academic integrity forms a foundaon for the "freedom of inquiry and exchange of ideas" essenal to the intellectual life of the University (see the …

For example, a European subsidy to convert to palm oil led to clear-cutting in Indonesia and Malaysia


Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada · 18 March 2024

The increase in production is expected The 2023-24 average rye price on the Canadian to more than offset the sharp decline in carry-in Prairies is projected at $220/t, down y/y …

competition from large world supplies of soybeans and palm oil. Exports are Flaxseed concentrated in a few key


Agricultural Policy Research Networks · 12 March 2024 English

Nze (PhD) Associate Prof, Department of Agricultural Economics & Extension, Enugu State University of Science and Technology [ESUT], Nigeria Dr. [...] of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness Management, University of Port …

Use Efficiency and Profitability in Small Scale Palm Oil 42 Production in Delta State Nigeria 9 Olajide


Agricultural Policy Research Networks · 11 March 2024 English

Results and Discussions Socio-Economic Characteristics of Palm Oil producers in the study area The result of socio-economic characteristics of Palm Oil producers in the study area are presented in Table 1. the palm oil production process in the study area. [...] The significance of hired labour in the production function highlights the diverse and dynamic nature of the labour inputs in the palm oil industry

use efficiency and profitability in small scale palm oil production in Delta State Nigeria … pp 42 - 55 Use Efficiency and Profitability in Small Scale Palm Oil Production in Delta State Nigeria 1Obokare, H and profitability of palm oil processing in Delta State. A sample of 240 palm oil processors was used sustainability in the palm oil processing sector in Delta State. Keywords: Palm Oil Processing, Efficiency Technical Efficiency, Delta State 1.0 Introduction Palm oil has rapidly emerged as one of the most important


CDA: Conference of Defence Associations Institute · 8 March 2024 English

The Second World War gave birth to the Atlantic Charter, the UN Charter, the Paris Peace Treaties, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Fourth Geneva Convention, and the Genocide …

deforestation particularly by planting crops such as for palm oil, which coincidentally are not only ecologically trend. 42 https://chinadialogue.net/en/food/11627-palm-oil-the-pros-and-cons-of-a-controversial-commodity/


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