News 2016

UNDP-GCP-Inpop Mapping smallholders-2016

On April 5, 2016, the Indonesia Palm Oil Platform - FoKSBI - hosted and coordinated a discussion and a series of presentations focused on smallholder mapping and data base development. The purpose of…

UNDP-GCP-ISPO certification-2016

A cooperative of 500 oil palm farmers from the Sumatran province of Riau are on track to becoming the first independent farmers certified under the government of Indonesia’s sustainable palm oil…

UNDP-GCP-GhanaWomen-2016

Women make up almost half the world’s farmers. Yet, they tend to operate on smaller farms and have less access to agricultural education and finance compared to their male counterparts. This makes it…

UNDP-GCP-charging pineapple-2016

One of the world’s biggest pineapple producing countries – Costa Rica – has officially adopted a widely endorsed action plan to tackle serious social and environmental concerns in this critical…

UNDP-GCP-palm deforested landscape Indonesia-2016

A joint-study between the Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil Standard (ISPO) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) was officially released today, marking a milestone for closer and effective…