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The impacts and opportunities of oil palm in Southeast Asia

2 The impacts and opportunities of oil palm in southeast asia hectares of new oil palm plantations to meet these targets. This triggered an outcry from the environmental sector. Much of the controversy is about clearing natural forests and peatlands to make way for oil palm plantations, which has generated widespread negative publicity.

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The impacts and opportunities of oil palm in Southeast

The impacts and opportunities of oil palm in Southeast Asia: What do we know and what do we need to know? Get the CIFOR publications update CIFOR publishes over 400 publications every year on forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy, agroforestry and much more in multiple languages.

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The Impacts and Opportunities of Oil Palm

The Impacts and Opportunities of Oil Palm in Southeast Asia: What do We Know and What do We Need to Know Article (PDF Available) · January 2009 with 1,700 Reads Cite this publication

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The impacts and opportunities of oil palm in Southeast

Jan 01, 2009· Reports on the impacts of large-scale oil palm plantations on local communities differ greatly. Most information, often highly conflicting, is disseminated by companies or by NGOs. Most is based on anecdotes or a small number of selected cases, and objective research is limited. Large-scale oil palm production has documented benefits.

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The Impact of Palm Oil Cultivation in South East Asia

Palm oil has become part of our daily lives, but a recent study by EPFL and the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) serves as a reminder that intensive farming of this crop has a major impact on the environment. Both short- and long-term solutions exist, however.

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Ecological impacts of palm oil expansion in Indonesia

ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS OF PALM OIL EXPANSION IN INDONESIA Given that global land area for agriculture is limited (Tilman et al., 2001), the rapid expansion of the oil palm industry comes at the expense of other cropland, secondary forest, and native tropical forest. Most (96%) of palm oil production occurs on the island

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FSI FSE The impacts and opportunities of oil palm

The ongoing expansion of oil palm plantations in the humid tropics, especially in Southeast Asia, is generating considerable concern and debate. Amid industry and environmental campaigners' claims, it can be hard to perceive reality. Is oil palm a valuable route to sustainable development or a costly road to environmental ruin? Inevitably, any answer depends on many choices.

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Social impacts SPOTT.org

Social ConflictLabour RightsLoss of LivelihoodHealthResources1. Conflict can occur between communities and companies over rights to land. 2. Conflict can occur between communities and non-native workers (i.e. migrants) who have been brought in to work on the plantations. 3. Conflict can occur within communities, due to the income gap created when some villagers experience increased income from oil palm plantations.Displacement of communities and loss of customary land rights 1. According to Indigenous People’s Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN), an In...
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Oil Palm Expansion in South East Asia Trends

Oil Palm Expansion in South East Asia: trends and implications for local communities and indigenous peoples Prologue It is with great pleasure that SawitWatch welcomes the publication of this regional study which focuses on oil palm expansion and land tenure in several Southeast Asian palm oil producing countries (the Philippines, Thailand,

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Palm Oil Fact Sheet Rainforest Action Network

North American food and agribusiness companies purchase from, operate, and own many palm oil plantations in Southeast Asia, making our corporations a powerful force in the palm oil market. The largest privately owned company in the U.S.,[10] Cargill dominates the American palm oil market.

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Economic impacts SPOTT.org

Southeast Asia will be seriously affected by the adverse impacts of climate change. Heat stress, drought, climate-associated pests and diseases, flooding, and typhoons will all contribute to the decline in the production of palm oil, threatening local livelihoods tied to agricultural production.

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF OIL PALM

Environmental and social impacts of oil palm cultivation on tropical peat a scientific review Reports from the Technical Panels of the 2nd Greenhouse Gas Working Group of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) 133 climatic zones (Box 2). The most extensive tropical peat lands occur in Southeast Asia, representing 77% of the

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The Politics of Palm Oil YaleGlobal Online

Palm oil is Indonesia’s most valuable agricultural export and the industry employs nearly 2 million people. Indonesia has laws prohibiting the slash-and-burn method of clearing fields for large plantations, explains Pavin Chachavalpongpun, of Kyoto University’s Centre for Southeast

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The Impacts of Oil Palm on Recent Deforestation

In monitoring oil palm’s impacts, we must look to the past as well as predict future expansions. Our estimates of recent rates of deforestation inside oil palm plantations differed by region. Asia and South America experienced high rates of deforestation while Mesoamerica and

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The livelihood impacts of oil palm: smallholders

The biodiversity and climate consequences of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) expansion across South East Asia have received considerable attention. The human side of the issue, highlighted with reports of negative livelihood outcomes and rights abuses by oil palm companies, has also led to controversy.

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Exploring Conservation Management in an Oil-palm

Tropical oil-palm plantations are considered a major threat to threatened wildlife, including the Critically Endangered Bornean Orangutan Pongo pygmaeus . We review the management intervention of one oil-palm company in Indonesian Borneo that developed a plantation in an area with a wild orangutan population. Through setting aside and effectively protecting natural forest areas, the company

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Palm Oil and Global Warming Union of Concerned Scientists

Palm oil is pressed from the fleshy fruit of the oil palm tree, Elaeis guineensis, a species native to Africa that also thrives elsewhere in the humid tropics. The utilization of palm oil has risen dramatically in recent years, reflecting an increased demand for vegetable oil; today about a third of all vegetable oil

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Guide To Sustainable Palm Oil For Singapore Companies

many governments across Southeast Asia, palm oil is a huge economic growth driver. Singapore, geographically situated between the world’s top two palm oil producing nations Indonesia and Malaysia is a base for the regional operations of major palm oil growers and traders.

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Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

Palm Oil Production, Consumption, Exports, and Imports Statistics by Country; Are emission reductions from peatlands MRV-able? The impacts and opportunities of oil palm in Southeast Asia: What do we know and what do we need to know? (2009). FAQ: Palm oil, forests and climate change. What is the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil? Visual.ly

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Klein Chapter 10 Flashcards Quizlet

Start studying Klein Chapter 10. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Tectonic forces in Southeast Asia are responsible for all of the following, except: Which statement best summarizes the environmental impact of oil palm plantations in Southeast Asia?

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Historical Analysis and Projection of Oil Palm Plantation

Historical Analysis and Projection of Oil Palm Plantation Expansion on Peatland in Southeast Asia Jukka Miettinen, Al Hooijer, Daniel Tollenaar, Sue Page, Chris Malins, Ronald Vernimmen, Chenghua Shi, and Soo Chin Liew theicct.org White Paper Number 17 February 2012 Indirect Effects of Biofuel Production

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The Tropical Rainforests of Southeast Asia: Human Impacts

Most notoriously, the region's forests are endangered and threatened by conversion to agriculture, logging (both legal and illegal), and encroaching oil palm plantations. The human impacts on the rainforests in Southeast Asia have driven many endemic tropical plant and animal species to the brink of endangerment and even extinction.

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PALM OIL POLICY danone

to foster positive change through innovation in sustainable palm oil production. CONTEXT AND CHALLENGES A steady rise in world demand for vegetable oils is driving the booming palm oil industry. While the oil palm is a native of West Africa, it is now grown primarily in Southeast Asia

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Losing Ground: The human rights impacts of oil palm

The damaging impact of oil palm plantations on the environment in South East Asia is already well-documented. Plantations are one of the main drivers of deforestation in Indonesia, destroying the habitat of endangered wildlife, including the orangutan and the Sumatran tiger. Fires used to clear the land and peat bogs are drained to plant oil palms,

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Historical Analysis and Projection of Oil Palm Plantation

Historical Analysis and Projection of Oil Palm Plantation Expansion on Peatland in Southeast Asia Jukka Miettinen, Al Hooijer, Daniel Tollenaar, Sue Page, Chris Malins, Ronald Vernimmen, Chenghua Shi, and Soo Chin Liew theicct.org White Paper Number 17 February 2012 Indirect Effects of Biofuel Production

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The Tropical Rainforests of Southeast Asia: Human Impacts

Most notoriously, the region's forests are endangered and threatened by conversion to agriculture, logging (both legal and illegal), and encroaching oil palm plantations. The human impacts on the rainforests in Southeast Asia have driven many endemic tropical plant and animal species to the brink of endangerment and even extinction.

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PALM OIL POLICY danone

to foster positive change through innovation in sustainable palm oil production. CONTEXT AND CHALLENGES A steady rise in world demand for vegetable oils is driving the booming palm oil industry. While the oil palm is a native of West Africa, it is now grown primarily in Southeast Asia

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Losing Ground: The human rights impacts of oil palm

The damaging impact of oil palm plantations on the environment in South East Asia is already well-documented. Plantations are one of the main drivers of deforestation in Indonesia, destroying the habitat of endangered wildlife, including the orangutan and the Sumatran tiger. Fires used to clear the land and peat bogs are drained to plant oil palms,

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Palm oil and indigenous peoples in South East Asia

Rapid expansion of oil palm estates in Southeast Asia is being driven by rising global demand for edible oils and biofuels. Two countries Malaysia and Indonesia dominate world production. According to the study, an estimated 4 million hectares of land are currently under oil palm in Malaysia with a target of planting of 60,000–100,000 hectares per year on customary lands and

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Key Sustainability Issues in the Palm Oil Sector

Key Sustainability Issues in the Palm Oil Sector . E. Challenges and Opportunities for the Oil Palm Sector countries in South-East Asia, Papua New Guinea, Central and West Africa, and to a lesser extent in tropical Latin America. Today, palm oil is the most important

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Effects of Logging and Oil Palm Expansion on Stream Frog

The conversion of tropical rain forests to oil palm plantations is a major threat to Southeast Asia's rich biodiversity. Fostering forest species communities in secondary forests, agroforestry systems, and plantations is therefore increasingly becoming a conservation focus.

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Palm oil deforestation for everyday products

Palm oil is literally everywhere in our foods, cosmetics, cleaning products and fuels. It’s a source of huge profits for multinational corporations, while at the same time destroying the livelihoods of smallholders. Displacement of indigenous peoples, deforestation and loss of biodiversity are all consequences of our palm oil consumption.

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How will oil palm expansion affect biodiversity

Oil palm Elaeis guineensis is grown across more than 13.5 million ha of tropical, high-rainfall, low-lying areas, a zone naturally occupied by moist tropical forest, the most biologically diverse terrestrial ecosystem on Earth 7, 8 (Figure 1a,b). Malaysia and Indonesia produce more than 80% of all palm oil (Figure 1d). Together, they also hold more than 80% of Southeast Asia's remaining

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The Economics of Climate Change in Southeast Asia: A

The study by the ADB on the economics of climate change for South East Asia is the first regional report on the impacts, vulnerabilities, costs, opportunities and policy options for South East Asia, and, on this regional scale, globally. It is a very welcome contribution for

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Palm oil

Palm oil is a common cooking ingredient in the tropical belt of Africa, Southeast Asia and parts of Brazil. Its use in the commercial food industry in other parts of the world is widespread because of its lower cost and the high oxidative stability of the refined product when used for frying.

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CIFOR Study on Oil Palm Plantations Identifies Research

June 2009: The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), a research center of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), has published a study on the impacts and research needs with regard to oil palm plantations, covering, among other issues, the impacts of increased cultivation for biofuel production.

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How palm oil ban has made the EU a dirty word in Malaysia

Banning palm oil in biofuels is likely to also weaken the EU’s influence in southeast Asia, and hand even more more power to China the biggest palm oil

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Step Lightly: China's Ecological Impact on Southeast Asia

Traditionally, oil, gas, copper, rubber, palm oil and timber from Southeast Asia provide much-needed resources for China’s economic growth whereas Chinese exports of machinery, electronic equipment and consumer goods supply the markets of Southwest Asia.

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CIFOR Study on Oil Palm Plantations Identifies Research

June 2009: The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), a research center of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), has published a study on the impacts and research needs with regard to oil palm plantations, covering, among other issues, the impacts of increased cultivation for biofuel production.

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How will oil palm expansion affect biodiversity

Oil palm Elaeis guineensis is grown across more than 13.5 million ha of tropical, high-rainfall, low-lying areas, a zone naturally occupied by moist tropical forest, the most biologically diverse terrestrial ecosystem on Earth 7, 8 (Figure 1a,b). Malaysia and Indonesia produce more than 80% of all palm oil (Figure 1d). Together, they also hold more than 80% of Southeast Asia's remaining

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How palm oil ban has made the EU a dirty word in Malaysia

Banning palm oil in biofuels is likely to also weaken the EU’s influence in southeast Asia, and hand even more more power to China the biggest palm oil

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Greening the world with palm oil? news.mongabay

Jan 26, 2011· The review, titled “The impacts and opportunities of oil palm in Southeast Asia: What do we know and what do we need to know?”, notes that while oil palm

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Can palm oil production in Africa be sustainable? Ensia

Mar 26, 2019· March 26, 2019 — For many consumers, palm oil has become synonymous with environmental devastation in Southeast Asia. The industry has brought mass deforestation to the region, shrunk orangutan habitat beyond recognition and compromised local livelihoods.

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Forests, Species on Four Continents Threatened By Palm Oil

-- As palm oil production expands from Southeast Asia into tropical regions of the Americas and Africa, vulnerable forests and species on four continents face increased risk of loss, a new Duke University-led study finds.

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Sustainability Standards in Oil Palm Industry: An Overview

The palm oil industry is particularly involved in the development of sustainability standards. Driven by growing global demand, palm oil production has expanded rapidly in the last few years. Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil in the world, and its popularity

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Multi-Country analysis of palm oil consumption

While palm oil production has been used as a tool for economic development in Southeast Asia, controversy has flared over the deleterious environmental effects of its production and the potential that increased consumption damages population health [2,3].

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Palm Oil Market Trends, Market Analysis, and Forecasts

Palm Oil. The global market for Palm Oil is projected to exceed 85 million metric tons by 2024, driven by ubiquitous applications in a broad range of everyday products and the resulting growing demand for certified sustainable palm oil. The rising hostility towards GMO based oils is encouraging the development of organic palm oil rich in

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Step Lightly: China's Ecological Impact on Southeast Asia

Traditionally, oil, gas, copper, rubber, palm oil and timber from Southeast Asia provide much-needed resources for China’s economic growth whereas Chinese exports of machinery, electronic equipment and consumer goods supply the markets of Southwest Asia.

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Mitigating the biodiversity impacts of oil palm development

Mitigating the biodiversity impacts of oil palm development and are being widely applied throughout Southeast Asia, the global centre of palm oil international meetings as opportunities to

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Waste-to-energy: A renewable opportunity for Southeast Asia?

Southeast Asia’s urban population is projected to rise to nearly 400 million by 2030, requiring significant investment in waste management to cope with the increase in garbage.The growth in electricity demand is also prompting countries to more than double generation capacity by 2040. One obvious and quick solution to these two needs is waste-to-energy, a catch-all for different technologies

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Palm Oil Plantations Threaten African Primates

Aug 12, 2015· Demand for palm oil—used in everyday products such as dish soap and candy—is set to double by 2030 and triple by 2050. Since available land for palm oil in Southeast Asia

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6 environmental challenges facing Southeast Asia (and what

6 environmental challenges facing Southeast Asia (and what you can do to help) in paid partnership with . Photo: Eddy Milfort. Matt Hershberger. Apr 16, 2014. SOUTHEAST ASIA IS OBJECTIVELY one of the most beautiful regions on Earth — it’s covered in dense jungle, it’s peppered with gorgeous beaches, and it’s full of incredible wildlife

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