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Palm oil watchdog to create separate standards for smallholders: Indonesia director

May 24 2019

JAKARTA A global palm oil industry watchdog is planning a separate standard for smallholders to help them adopt sustainable practices and get green certification, the Indonesian director of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) said.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia 2019 biodiesel exports to rise in best-case scenario -association

May 02 2019

* A "pessimistic" outlook sees exports of 1 mln to 1.2 mln kl

Indonesian govt ministers at odds over peatland haze policies

Nov 17 2015

JAKARTA Divisions have started to appear between Indonesian government ministries over how to tackle peatland fires that have caused choking smoke to spread across much of Southeast Asia.

Indonesian govt ministers at odds over peatland haze policies

Nov 17 2015

JAKARTA, Nov 17 Divisions have started to appear between Indonesian government ministries over how to tackle peatland fires that have caused choking smoke to spread across much of Southeast Asia.

Indonesia says forest fires could be back in weeks

Nov 13 2015

JAKARTA Indonesia's forest fires, which this year sent vast plumes of smoke across the region described by climate officials as a "crime against humanity", could return as early as February, the forestry minister said on Friday, but on not such a large scale.

Indonesia's action on haze won't stop burning - palm farmers group

Nov 12 2015

JAKARTA Forest fires in Indonesia that have caused choking smoke across much of Southeast Asia will flare up again next year because government action to tackle the crisis is ineffective, a palm farmers group said.

Indonesia's action on haze won't stop burning: palm farmers group

Nov 12 2015

JAKARTA Forest fires in Indonesia that have caused choking smoke across much of Southeast Asia will flare up again next year because government action to tackle the crisis is ineffective, a palm farmers group said.

Indonesia should consider lowering palm export levy -national agency

Nov 04 2015

JAKARTA, Nov 4 Indonesia's government should consider reducing the levy on crude palm oil exports if prices fall below $450 a tonne, the head of the agency in charge of collecting the new levy said on Wednesday.

Indonesia now looks at land-burning laws in effort to halt haze

Oct 30 2015

JAKARTA Indonesia is reviewing laws that allow farmers to burn up to two hectares (five acres), forestry officials said, the latest in so-far unsuccessful efforts to halt fires that have sent choking smoke across much of Southeast Asia.

Indonesia now looks at land-burning laws in effort to halt haze

Oct 30 2015

JAKARTA Indonesia is reviewing laws that allow farmers to burn up to two hectares (five acres), forestry officials said, the latest in so-far unsuccessful efforts to halt fires that have sent choking smoke across much of Southeast Asia.

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