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Assessing the potential additionality of certification

Characterizing commercial oil palm expansion in Latin America: land use change and trade Paul Richard Furumo and T Mitchell Aide-Recent citations Peeling back the label exploring Thailand 2012 −286,818 2,364,295 2,077,477 137,362 276,689 1.00 1.00 0.06 0.06 0.06

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1. Oil palm development in Thailand: economic, social

National trends of oil palm development in Thailand Currently, fourteen bio-diesel plants, twelve oil palm refineries and more than sixty oil palm crushing mills are in operation in Thailand. In 2010 production of crude palm oil CPO reached 1,287,509 t of which 65,942 t was exported. Exports made up 5.1% of total production in 2010.

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Characterizing commercial oil palm expansion in Latin

Characterizing commercial oil palm expansion in Latin America: land use change and trade. Paul Richard Furumo 1,3 and T Mitchell Aide 2. Oil palm expansion in Latin America is following a different land use change trajectory than the widespread deforestation associated with this industry in Southeast Asia.

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Characterizing commercial oil palm expansion in Latin

LETTER Characterizing commercial oil palm expansion in Latin America: land use change and trade Paul Richard Furumo1,3 and T Mitchell Aide2 1 Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, San Juan, 00931 Puerto Rico 2 Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, San Juan, 00931 Puerto Rico 3 Author to whom any correspondence should be

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THAILAND: Firm on Protecting the Palm Oil Sector

The third largest producer of palm oil in the world, Thailand is facing domestic and international challenges in its management of the prized crop. Although oversupply, high costs and lack of competitiveness in terms of pricing are ongoing concerns, the country is adamant about protecting the sector, as Kornchanok Raksaseri of 'Econ News' finds out in this ‘Making AEC Work’ story, part of

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Banning palm oil blocks good practices ETH Zurich

Palm oil is not equal to palm oil: Since plantations differ massively in environmental and social criteria, a general ban of palm oil in biofuels, as recently discussed by the European Union, would punish the wrong producers while having little impact on reducing deforestation. Characterizing commercial oil palm expansion in Latin America

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Colombia Illegal Logging Portal

Illegal logging is a serious problem in Colombia. An ‘Intersectoral Pact for Legal Timber’ was established in 2009 between the government, NGOs and the private sector, with the aim of promoting legal and sustainable forest management (Corzo Garcia, 2014).The country is a member of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) and has worked with the other seven member countries to

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Is oil palm agriculture really destroying tropical

Is oil palm agriculture really destroying tropical biodiversity? Authors. Lian Pin Koh, 55%–59% of oil palm expansion in Malaysia, and at least 56% of that in Indonesia occurred at the expense of forests. Characterizing commercial oil palm expansion in Latin America: land use change and trade, Environmental Research Letters,

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As Thailand ramps up its palm oil sector, peat forests

Mar 24, 2017· As Thailand ramps up its palm oil sector, peat forests feel the pressure Thailand is aiming to increase its domestic palm oil production 50 percent over

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Palm oil

Palm oil, like all fats, is composed of fatty acids, esterified with glycerol.Palm oil has an especially high concentration of saturated fat, specifically the 16-carbon saturated fatty acid, palmitic acid, to which it gives its name.Monounsaturated oleic acid is also a major constituent of palm oil. Unrefined palm oil is a significant source of tocotrienol, part of the vitamin E family.

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OIL PALM FIBERS AS PAPERMAKING MATERIAL: POTENTIALS

oil production since mid 2006 (Anon. 2007). In 2006, other world palm oil production countries were Thailand (820,000 tons, 2%), Columbia (711,000 tons, 2%), Nigeria (815,000 tons, 2%) and others (2718,000 tons, 7%). The explosive expansion of oil palm plantations in these countries has generated enormous amounts of vegetable waste,

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Plantations International Palm Oil

Palm Oil. Palm oil (also known as dendê oil, from Portuguese) 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.

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Review How will oil palm expansion affect biodiversity?

nor whether oil palm caused or simply followed deforesta-tion. Indonesia Commercial oil palm cultivation started in Sumatra in 1911; expansion to other parts of Indonesia did not occur until the 1980s [7] (Figure 1d). Today, ambiguities in the land tenure system and corruption [13], combined with increased regional autonomy, have made it easier for

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Rise and fall of forest loss and industrial plantations

The links between plantation expansion and deforestation in Borneo are debated. We used satellite imagery to map annual loss of old‐growth forests, expansion of industrial plantations (oil palm and pulpwood), and their overlap in Borneo from 2001 to 2017.

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Growth And Production of Oil Palm Encyclopedia of Life

Thailand 9,500 226,000 590,000 1,900 50,000 126,000 Most commercial plantations are established on the basis of Tenera palms. Oil palms may live up to 200 years, but their commercial yield rapidly decreases after 30 years of Growth And Production of Oil Palm Willy Verheye

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Quantifying impacts of oil palm expansion on Colombia's

Large-scale conversion of forest to oil palm has precipitated severe environmental impacts in the lowlands of Malaysia and Indonesia. It is a major conservation priority to ensure that projected expansion of oil palm in Africa and Latin America does not lead to analogous environmental devastation in these mega-diverse places.

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How will oil palm expansion affect biodiversity

Expansion and intensification of agriculture is the greatest current threat to biodiversity 1, 2, 3.Vegetable oils are among the most rapidly expanding agricultural sectors,and more palm oil is produced than any other vegetable oil .Global palm oil production is increasing by 9% every year, prompted largely by expanding biofuel markets in the European Union () and by food demand in Indonesia

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An expanding frontier: Top 10 global palm oil stories of 2018

The first commercial oil palm trees were planted in Ecuador in 1953. Colombia aims to overtake Thailand to become the world’s third largest producer of palm oil. which should also be

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The Impacts of Oil Palm on Recent Deforestation

Palm oil is the most widely traded vegetable oil globally, with demand projected to increase substantially in the future. Almost all oil palm grows in areas that were once tropical moist forests, some of them quite recently. The conversion to date, and future expansion, threatens biodiversity and increases greenhouse gas emissions. Today, consumer pressure is pushing companies toward

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Southeast Asia Flashcards Quizlet

an island in southeast asia with no volcanoes or tremors (amidst a crowd of countries with both) palm oil the newest product and export of southeast asia: it is used in half of grocery products; 90% of all palm oil exported out of Indonesia and Malaysia; expansion represents the greatest threat to

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History and Origin The Oil Palm

A combination of European settlers and entrepreneurs, seeing the opportunity for commercial palm oil production to produce soaps, lubricants and edible oils lead to a dramatic expansion of oil palm plantations throughout Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.

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100 glorious years of palm oil in Malaysia Star2

In 1960, the country had 55,000ha of oil palm, and produced 92,000 tonnes of palm oil. Six years later, Malaysia overtook Indonesia, Nigeria and the Belgian Congo as the world’s largest exporter of palm fruit oil. The 1970s saw an expansion of oil palm cultivation which until then had primarily been confined to Peninsular Malaysia.

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Nutrition and Nutrient Management of the Oil Palm New

Nutrition and Nutrient Management of the Oil Palm New Thrust for the Future Perspective417 Nutrition of the Oil Palm An Update Symptoms Of Deficiency: The oil palm is a research-friendly plant and manifests most deficiencies with typical and visible diagnostic symptoms as well described by Turner and Gillbanks (1974).

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BIOFUELS POLICY IN INDONESIA: OVERVIEW AND STATUS

palm oil. On average, more than 70% of Indonesia’s palm oil and palm oil products are exported, according to data from FAOSTAT (FAOSTAT, 2016). Of the palm oil and its derivatives consumed domestically in 2013, 73% was used for food products, and 12% was used for biofuels, translating to about one million metric tons of palm oil in fuel.1

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An expanding frontier: Top 10 global palm oil stories of 2018

The first commercial oil palm trees were planted in Ecuador in 1953. Colombia aims to overtake Thailand to become the world’s third largest producer of palm oil. which should also be

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Nutrition and Nutrient Management of the Oil Palm New

Nutrition and Nutrient Management of the Oil Palm New Thrust for the Future Perspective417 Nutrition of the Oil Palm An Update Symptoms Of Deficiency: The oil palm is a research-friendly plant and manifests most deficiencies with typical and visible diagnostic symptoms as well described by Turner and Gillbanks (1974).

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OPG turns focus to Laos for oil palm plantation

Jan 29, 2018· OPG Tech Co, a local palm oil trader, is gearing up for oil palm plantation and biodiesel production in Laos after seeing limited business opportunities in Thailand. OPG plans to develop the

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History and Origin The Oil Palm

A combination of European settlers and entrepreneurs, seeing the opportunity for commercial palm oil production to produce soaps, lubricants and edible oils lead to a dramatic expansion of oil palm plantations throughout Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.

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BEFS Thai.qxd:BEFS Thai fao.org

to be directed toward Thailand’s north and north-east regions, which, while the areas with the most potential for future expansion of cassava and oil palm production, are also home to most of Thailand’s remaining poor. But overcoming this challenge could unlock multiple dividends for Thailand. More productive farms,

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Malaysia

Malaysia has once been the largest producer of tin, rubber and palm oil in the world. Manufacturing has a large influence in the country's economy, although Malaysia's economic structure has been moving away from it. Malaysia remains one of the world's largest producers of palm oil.

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Using soundscapes to assess biodiversity in Neotropical

Furumo PR, Aide TM (2017) Characterizing commercial oil palm expansion in Latin America: land use change and trade. Environ Res Lett 12:041001 CrossRef Google Scholar. Garcia-Ulloa J, Sloan S, Pacheco P, Ghazoul J, Koh LP (2012) Lowering environmental costs of oil-palm expansion in Colombia.

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100 glorious years of palm oil in Malaysia Star2

In 1960, the country had 55,000ha of oil palm, and produced 92,000 tonnes of palm oil. Six years later, Malaysia overtook Indonesia, Nigeria and the Belgian Congo as the world’s largest exporter of palm fruit oil. The 1970s saw an expansion of oil palm cultivation which until then had primarily been confined to Peninsular Malaysia.

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WORLD PALM OIL SUPPLY, DEMAND, PRICE AND

WORLD PALM OIL SUPPLY, DEMAND, PRICE AND PROSPECTS: FOCUS ON MALAYSIAN AND INDONESIAN PALM OIL INDUSTRY By Ramli Abdullah Among 17 oils and fats, palm oil emerged as the significant player that helps expansion in world’s production and consumption of oils and fats. From production of only 1.6% consumption of 6% in1976, palm oil production

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INDONESIA: Palm Oil Expansion Unaffected by Forest Moratorium

INDONESIA: Palm Oil Expansion Unaffected by Forest Moratorium . The USDA currently forecasts 2013/14 palm oil production in Indonesia at a record 31.0

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Non-CO2 greenhouse gas emissions from palm oil production

AbstractThe global demand for palm oil has been increasing during the past two decades. As a result, there has been an expansion of oil palm plantations and palm oil production, in particular in South East Asia. This contributes to a number of environmental problems. In this study, we focus on non-CO2 greenhouse gas emissions from palm oil production in Thailand, the third largest palm oil

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Rates and drivers of mangrove deforestation in Southeast

Jan 12, 2016· Palm oil production in Indonesia is expected to continue to increase by almost 30% above 2012 levels by 2019,owing to increasing global demand for foodstuffs and national targets to ensure energy security . It is likely that a large proportion of Indonesia’s future oil palm expansion

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Transport and biofuels SPOTT.org

Biofuels are a new generation of fuels that derive their energy from the carbon fixed in vegetation and algae. Palm oil biodiesel offers an alternative source of energy that can reduce current dependence on non-renewable fossil fuels and, depending on the feedstock and processing used, may reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. A large number of...

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Indonesia's Moratorium on Palm Oil Expansion from Natural

Palm oil production is an important driver of Indonesian growth. Indonesia is also the world’s largest exporter of palm oil (Burke and Resosudarmo 2012). In 2013, exports of Indonesian palm oil products reached 20.5 million tons and were valued at about $17 billion (FAO 2017). Palm oil production in Indonesia is mainly located on the islands

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The Prospect Group

Pattera Dilokrungthirapop is the CEO of DBS Vickers Securities Thailand. She spoke with The Prospect Group about foreign investment in Thailand, volumes on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), and...

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Rates and drivers of mangrove deforestation in Southeast

Jan 12, 2016· Palm oil production in Indonesia is expected to continue to increase by almost 30% above 2012 levels by 2019,owing to increasing global demand for foodstuffs and national targets to ensure energy security . It is likely that a large proportion of Indonesia’s future oil palm expansion

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Transport and biofuels SPOTT.org

Biofuels are a new generation of fuels that derive their energy from the carbon fixed in vegetation and algae. Palm oil biodiesel offers an alternative source of energy that can reduce current dependence on non-renewable fossil fuels and, depending on the feedstock and processing used, may reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. A large number of...

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Non-CO2 greenhouse gas emissions from palm oil production

AbstractThe global demand for palm oil has been increasing during the past two decades. As a result, there has been an expansion of oil palm plantations and palm oil production, in particular in South East Asia. This contributes to a number of environmental problems. In this study, we focus on non-CO2 greenhouse gas emissions from palm oil production in Thailand, the third largest palm oil

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Indonesia's Moratorium on Palm Oil Expansion from Natural

Palm oil production is an important driver of Indonesian growth. Indonesia is also the world’s largest exporter of palm oil (Burke and Resosudarmo 2012). In 2013, exports of Indonesian palm oil products reached 20.5 million tons and were valued at about $17 billion (FAO 2017). Palm oil production in Indonesia is mainly located on the islands

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Physical Properties of fats and Oils dgfett.de

Bailey's industrial oil & fat products, 6th edition 2005, Wiley-Intersience New York Pink; Physical and chemical characteristics of oils, fats, and waxes, Champaign, Illinois, AOCS Press, 2006

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INDONESIA: Rising Global Demand Fuels Palm Oil Expansion

USDA is currently estimating Indonesian palm oil production in 2010/11 at a record 23.0 million tons, up 2.0 million or 10 percent from last year. Indonesian Palm Oil Growth Critical to Global Edible Oil Supply Palm oil and palm kernel oil are versatile vegetable oils with growing demand from the commercial food and oleochemical industries.

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WHO The palm oil industry and noncommunicable diseases

The palm oil industry is an overlooked actor in discussions on noncommunicable diseases. The current widespread use of palm oil draws attention to the ultra-processed unhealthy food system and the need to deepen and expand existing research on the industry. However, we need to carefully consider practical policy options and their implications.

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5 things about palm oil expansion in the Philippines

The Philippines is currently a minor producer of palm oil in the Southeast Asian region, but this is set to change with the country recently declaring ambitions to convert some eight million hectares of idle lands across the country into oil palm plantations. This will not only aid in reforesting

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Project MUSE The Palm Oil Controversy in Southeast Asia

The Palm Oil Controversy in Southeast Asia: A Transnational Perspective. 1. Introduction in Thailand, and in Papua New Guinea, but also in Africa and Latin America. The expansion of oil palm plantations is a key component of government development strategies across the region. The links to, and importance of, Europe in this development are

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Palm oil plantation Plantation Indonesia Industry lanscape

Palm oil plantation Industry lanscape, regulatory and financial overview This publication has been prepared for general palm oil over the past few decades has resulted in rapid expansion in the production of palm oil around the world. Lead by the potential economic benefits from this increase in palm oil demand, palm oil

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Oilseeds & Oils 2016 Report Constant Contact

Annual growth in global palm oil production Chinese rapeseed oil reserves and auctions Global protein meal sources Key metrics covered by LMC's Oilseeds & Oils Report All major oilseeds and oils: if you are invested in or exposed to one oil, you need to understand the competition and where prices are heading.

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Oil Palm Plantations in Malaysia Tawau City, Sabah, Malaysia

Oil palm is Sabah’s golden crop and economic backbone. The transactions for oil palm estates in Sandakan, Tawau and Lahad Datu were active in Sabah. The volcanic soil around Tawau being ideal for cocoa which was the first cash crop of Tawau. With the decline of the cocoa price on the international market many cocoa estates have changed to palm oil and today Tawau's surroundings is rather

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PHILIPPINE PALM OIL INDUSTRY ROAD MAP

PHILIPPINE PALM OIL INDUSTRY ROAD MAP. 2014-2023 . Dr. Pons Batugal . Director,Governing Board from Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Latin America • PCA’s available establishment and expansion to address shortage of palm oil in the country 353,000 hectares of oil palm in 2023 1M in 2025/2030? 7. Construction

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